More Effective Social Services - Issues Paper
The Commission was asked to look at ways to improve how government agencies commission and purchase social services. This will include how agencies identify the needs of people who use the services, how they choose organisations to provide the services, and how the contracts between agencies and organisations work.
Our Issues Paper outlines the inquiry background, our intended approach and the matters about which we seek comment and information. The paper posed a range of questions to help frame consultation at this early stage of the inquiry. Submissions were open until 2 December 2014.
For more information about the inquiry, see www.productivity.govt.nz/inquiry-content/social-services