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  1. The Customs Declaration Service: a progress update

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    This report provides an update on HMRC’s progress with the Customs Declaration Service (CDS) since July 2017. We consider the deliverability of the CDS programme and highlight the risks and issues HMRC needs to manage to fully implement CDS by January 2019.

  2. Delivering STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) skills for the economy

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    Government efforts to improve the quality and take-up of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills have yielded some positive results but there remains an urgent need for departments to set out a shared view of what they are trying to achieve and a co-ordinated plan for achieving it.

  3. A Guide to the NAO’s International Work

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    This guide explains the audit and support work carried out by the NAO in the international environment.

    Aimed at: staff in government departments spending UK funds overseas; Audit Offices and parliamentary oversight bodies in developing countries.

  4. Cross-government funding of research and development

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    Government investment in science requires strategic vision and clear information so that it can ensure the UK is investing in the right areas. Our report is accompanied by an Evaluative Framework to guide effective cross-government coordination.

  5. Financial management in the European Union

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    There has been a detectable improvement over recent years in the financial management of European funds across the European Union. However, there remain seemingly intractable problems with reducing the high levels of error in some significant areas of EU spending.

  6. Progress in setting up combined authorities

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

  7. Housing in England: overview

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    The need for housing in England has in recent years grown faster than its supply, and housebuilding needs to increase across the country.

  8. Financial management in the European Union

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    A report today from the National Audit Office summarises the results of the European Court of Auditors’ examination of the European Union’s accounts for 2007 and progress on the range of initiatives taken forward by the Commission and Member States. For the first time the Court provided a positive Statement of Assurance, without qualification, on […]

  9. Spending Review 2015

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    There have been improvements in the way government plans and manages public sector activity, but the NAO does not consider that there exists a coherent, enduring framework for planning and management.

    This report is published alongside ‘Government’s management of its performance: progress with single departmental plans’.

  10. Review of the Thames Tideway Tunnel

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    This report examines the evidence base supporting the decision to proceed with the Thames Tideway Tunnel, a tunnel running 25 kilometres from Acton to Abbey Mills, as well as progress achieved to date.

  11. Financial Management in the European Union

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    The European Commission and Member States have made progress in strengthening the financial management of European Union funds, according to a report today from the National Audit Office. But for the thirteenth year in a row the European Court of Auditors (ECA) did not provide a positive Statement of Assurance on the legality and regularity […]

  12. Supporting local economic growth

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    This report considers lessons DLUHC has learned from implementing local growth policies, and how it has applied them.

  13. The cost of EU Exit preparations

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    This report looks at how much government departments spent on their activities preparing for the UK’s exit from the EU.