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NAO reports from the 1998-1999 session onwards are available on the Publications page. Reports from the 1984-85 session are listed below and can be emailed on request to the webmaster at or via our Enquiry Helpdesk on 020 7798 7264.

Reports are ordered in reverse chronological order (most recent first).

October 1985

  • Department of Education and Science: Redundancy Compensation Payments to University Staff (HC 598)

July 1985

  • Achievements and Costs of the Common Agricultural Policy in the United Kingdom (HC 578)
  • Department of Transport: Expenditure on Motorways and Trunk roads (HC 571)
  • National Health Service: Control of Nursing Manpower (HC 558)
  • Department of the Environment: Housing Association Grant (HC 538)
  • Ministry of Defence: Production Costs of Defence Equipment in Non-competitive Contracts (HC 505)
  • Department of Employment and Manpower Services Commission: Vocational Education and Training for Young People (HC 497)
  • Department of Trade and Industry: Sale of Government Shareholding in British Telecommunications plc (HC 495)

June 1985

  • Ministry of Defence: RAF Stores Located at Contactors’ Works (HC 465)
  • Scottish Education Department: Control of Further Education Establishments (HC 424)
  • Ministry of Defence: Design and Procurement of Warships (HC 423)


May 1985

  • Health and Safety Commission and Executive: Operations and administration (HC 404)
  • Department of Health and Social Security, Department of Employment: Unemployment Benefit service (HC 374)
  • National Health Service: Hospital Based Medical Manpower (HC 373)


April 1985

  • Independent Broadcasting Authority: Additional Payments by Programme Contractors (HC 358)
  • Ministry of Defence: Incorporation of the Royal Ordnance Factories (HC 343)
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Financial Performance of Covent Garden Market Authority (HC 342)
  • Department of the Environment: Operation of the Rate Support Grant system (HC 313)


March 1985

  • Ministry of Defence: The Torpedo Programme (HC 291)
  • Department of Transport, Trade and Industry and Energy: Monitoring and Control of Investment by the Nationalised Industries in Fixed Assets (HC 284)
  • Export Credit Guarantee Department: Fixed Rate Export Finance (HC 276)


 February 1985

  • Ministry of Defence: Profit Formula for Non-competitive Government Contracts (HC 243)
  • Overseas Development Administration: Accountability for Overseas Aid (HC 238)
  • Department of Health and Social Security: Arrangements for Delivering Social Security Benefits (HC 235)
  • Investment Activities of the Scottish Development Agency, Welsh Development Agency and the Highlands and Islands Development Board (HC 230)
  • Home Office: Control of Broadcast Receiving Licence Revenue (HC 223)


January 1985

  • National Health Service: Energy Conservation (HC 188)
  • Department of Energy, Trade and Industry and Transport: Sales of Subsidiary and Other Assets by Nationalised Industries (HC 162)
  • Department of the Environment and the Welsh Office: Monitoring and Control of Water Authorities (HC 157)


November 1984

  • Department of Health and Social Security: Statutory Sick Pay Scheme (HC 45)
  • Property Services Agency: Defence Works in the Falkland Islands (HC 31)
  • National Health Service: General Dental Service (HC 24)