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 Customs Declaration Service

HMRC has made progress in developing the new customs system, which was part of its existing programme, but it may need to be ready much earlier than originally planned if there is no agreement extending timescales on the transition to any new customs arrangements

Progress in setting up combined authorities

For combined authorities to deliver real progress they will need to demonstrate that they can drive economic growth and contribute to public sector reform.