HM Treasury

Spending Review

Cross Cutting Reviews

Many of the biggest challenges facing Government do not fit neatly within traditional departmental structures. Tackling problems like drugs, crime and social exclusion requires better coordination and teamwork across a wide range of departments and agencies.

As part of the 2002 Spending Review, the Government conducted seven Cross-Cutting Reviews. These addressed the following issues:

In the 2000 Spending Review, the Government conducted fifteen Cross-Departmental Reviews to address a range of cross-cutting issues. An overview of the 2000 Spending Review Cross-Departmental Reviews is available on this site.

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