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A Short Guide to Environmental protection and sustainable development

The NAO is publishing a suite of short guides relating to each government department and some cross-government issues, to assist House of Commons Select Committees.

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Published:
4 Sep 2015

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A Short Guide to the Department of Energy & Climate Change

The NAO is publishing a suite of short guides, one for each government department, to assist House of Commons Select Committees.

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Published:
30 Jul 2015

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Managing disallowance risk

Since 2005, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has incurred a total of £642 million in financial penalties relating to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in England.

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Published:
13 Jul 2015

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Progress on the Sellafield site: an update

The NAO has today published an update for the Public Accounts Committee, detailing developments in the management of the Sellafield site, the UK’s largest and most hazardous nuclear site, and the extent to which progress has been made in decommissioning and cleaning it up.

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Published:
4 Mar 2015

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Departmental Overview: The performance of the Department of Energy & Climate Change 2013-14

This Departmental Overview is one of 17 we have produced covering our work on each major government department. It summarises our work on the Department of Energy & Climate Change 2013-14.

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Published:
10 Dec 2014

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Departmental Overview: The performance of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs 2013-14

This Departmental Overview is one of 17 we are producing covering our work on each major government department. It summarises our work on the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs during 2013-14.

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Published:
20 Nov 2014

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Strategic flood risk management

The Environment Agency has improved the cost effectiveness and prioritization of its flood risk spending but current spending is insufficient to meet many flood defence maintenance needs.

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Published:
5 Nov 2014

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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Rural Payments Agency Accounts 2013-14

Defra’s 2013-14 accounts have not been qualified but the C&AG warns of the likelihood of the European Commission’s imposing significant financial penalties on the department in future.

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Published:
10 Jul 2014

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Early contracts for renewable electricity

The Government awarded, without competition, £16.6 billion worth of early contracts to eight renewable generation projects at risk of investment delay.

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Published:
27 Jun 2014

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Oversight of three PFI waste projects

All three projects examined by the NAO have experienced significant delays stemming from a range of problems.

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Published:
17 Jun 2014

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