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Audit Commission slams nationally set targets

Public spending watchdog, the Audit Commission, has warned of the ineffectiveness of some nationally set targets.

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Instead targets for cutting long-term unemployment or putting more disabled people in work could be better set locally, the Audit Commission said.

In a report, the Commission said that a more diverse and consumerist population was expecting services to be tailored to their individual needs.

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