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National Audit Office report: British Tourist Authority’s annual report and accounts 2017-18 (trading as VisitBritain & VisitEngland)

British Tourist Authority’s annual report and accounts 2017-18 (trading as VisitBritain & VisitEngland)

The Comptroller and Auditor General has qualified his audit opinion on the accounts of the British Tourist Authority.

Amyas Morse, the Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) of the National Audit Office, has reported on the 2017-18 accounts of the British Tourist Authority (BTA) trading as VisitBritain & VisitEngland.

He has qualified his audit opinion because of irregular expenditure by the BTA on a number of extra-contractual staff severance payments. These were made without the necessary HM Treasury approvals.

Annual report and accounts

Audit certificate and report (pages 58-63)

 

Publication details:

HC: 1258

Published date: May 28, 2019