Kucik Committee recommends restructuring PMO staff

May 24, 2012 11:45


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A report by a publicly-appointed committee on Thursday recommended reducing the number of "special advisers" in the Prime Minister's Office and establishing a new socio-economic division.

The Kucik Committee report, presented to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, said that throughout the years and under many different governments, the PMO's staffing structure has become characterized by many "special advisers" whose managerial and professional roles in the overall office hierarchy are unclear.

The report said its recommendations aimed to "balance between the need to ensure the prime minister and his staff can function and fulfill his duties, and between the need to maintain the professionalism, effectiveness and independence of public service in Israel."

Netanyahu appointed the Kucik Committee last February in the wake of a draft report by State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss that slammed "human resource errors" in the PMO.

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