This report provides Parliament with insights on the issues and challenges for government’s management of the border in light of the UK’s planned departure from the European Union.
The Department is exerting stronger oversight and sanctioning under-performing providers but there remain issues to resolve, such as more timely identification of underperformance and ineligible payments.
Although the Commission has improved as an organisation, it needs to overcome some persistent issues with the timeliness of some of its regulation activities if it is to sustain further improvement.
The NDA’s fundamental failures in the Magnox contract procurement raise serious questions about its understanding of procurement regulations and its ability to manage large, complex procurements.
Homelessness has increased across all measures since 2010, with many local authorities now seeing it as a risk to their financial sustainability.
Schools, especially secondary schools, face real challenges in retaining and developing their teachers. National data suggest progress but mask significant local variation.
The Government has committed £933 million from the Libor Fund, but cannot yet confirm that all the money has been used as intended.
The cost of clinical negligence in trusts is significant and rising fast, placing increasing financial pressure on an already stretched system.
Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General on the 2016-17 Accounts of High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
The Comptroller and Auditor General, Amyas Morse, has today qualified the accounts of High Speed Two (HS2) Limited owing to its running a redundancy scheme at enhanced terms without the necessary approvals.
The Whole of Government Accounts provide a unique perspective owing to their reach and approach to measuring the government’s financial performance and position.