The C&AG has qualified the DWP’s Client Funds Account on the grounds of material errors in the calculations of child maintenance assessments. He has also given an adverse opinion on the truth and fairness of the outstanding maintenance arrears.
Public Health England has made a good start in supporting local authorities with their new responsibilities for public health but it is too soon to tell whether its approach is achieving value for money.
Following the appointment of Lord Bichard as the new Chair of the Board of the National Audit Office, the NAO has announced the appointment of three new non–executive members to the Board. These three appointments were on the recommendation of the current Chair of the NAO, Sir Andrew Likierman, and the Chair Elect Lord Bichard […] Read more
Amyas Morse, Comptroller and Auditor General, has for the first time provided a clear audit opinion on the financial statements of HM Courts and Tribunals Service. He has today reported to Parliament that HM Courts and Tribunals Service has significantly improved its ability to report on fines, penalties and confiscation orders.
A plan by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills to reduce complexity and administrative burdens in the further education and skills sector, despite improving some processes, has had only limited impact on providers’ costs.
Amyas Morse, the Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG), has qualified his audit opinion on the MOD’s 2012-13 accounts.
We focus on specific concerns about the financial support provided to students attending some alternative HE colleges and other providers.
The Ministry of Defence has made significant improvements in its management of and accounting for assets held on its inventory systems. However, the Department recognizes that it still faces significant challenges.
The NAO looked at issues originally identified in an earlier report.
The Department for Education is not meeting its objectives to improve the quality of care and the stability of placements for children in care.