Note To Stalin On Reorganisation Of State Control

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Author(s) Lenin
Written 8 March 1919


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First Published: 1928; Published according to the manuscript
Source: Lenin Collected Works, 4th English Edition, Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1972, Volume 28, page 485

I think the following should be added to the decree on control:

1) formation of central (and local) bodies with workers' participation;

2) introduction by law of the systematic participation of witnesses from among the workers, with compulsory participation of up to two-thirds women;

3) giving immediate priority to the following as our urgent tasks:

(a) lightning inquiries into citizens' complaints

(b) combating red tape

(c) revolutionary measures to combat abuses and red tape

(d) special attention to boosting labour productivity, and

(e) to increasing the quantity of products, etc.