UK style of government 'needs urgent reform'
The UK's system of government needs "urgent" reform, a group of former senior civil servants has warned.
Ministers have to pass fewer, but better, laws as they get to grips with issues like the financial crisis and global warming, a report adds.
The Better Government Initiative also warns that government targets could prove to have "perverse" consequences.
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