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Blair's public service crusade - Tuesday 25 October 2005

Tony Blair is using his final years in government to rush through a radical transformation of the role of the state right across the public sector.

The aim, clearly evident in today's white paper on education, is that the state should no longer be primarily a direct provider of services, but instead become a regulator and commissioner of services purchased from public, private and voluntary sectors.

Read the full article here: http://society.guardian.co.uk/futureforpublicservices/story/0,8150,1600102,00.html