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    The next 150 years

  • Posted on June 30, 2016 by

    Annual ReportI am honoured to be the Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) in post on the 150th anniversary of the role. Indeed, I was also here in 2014 for the 700th anniversary of the first (documented) Auditor of the Exchequer. Since then, our country has fought a Civil War over the role of Parliament, including its powers to raise revenue and authorise expenditure, although Parliamentary control and scrutiny of public spending has mostly been weak through the centuries. Somewhat more recently, the country has voted for a historic decision to leave the European Union, which will usher in major changes for government, needing careful planning, implementation and evaluation. more… The next 150 years



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