Their Business Your Public Service: Lincolnshire’s Enabling Experience, East Midlands UNISON, researched by Centre for Public Services, April 1993

Lincolnshire County Council was one of the first local authorities in Britain to adopt the enabling model of local government in the early 1990’s. The report examines the enabling model, Lincolnshire’s approach to enabling through business units and an internal market, the performance of business units, business planning, and assesses the impact on service users and staff. Summarises similar approaches in other local authorities (44 pages).