Central Finance and Treasury

Departmental Overview 2015-16: HM Treasury

This Departmental Overview looks at HM Treasury (HMT) and summarises its performance during the year ended March 2016, together with our recent reports on it.

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This guide is designed to provide a quick and accessible overview of HM Treasury (HMT) and focuses in particular on where we believe HMT’s performance could be improved, using examples from our published work.

It covers:

• The department’s responsibilities and how it spends its money
• Financial management
• Reported performance
• Issues identified in NAO reports

October 2016