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Air Quality

This National Audit Office briefing gives an overview of government’s approach to improving air quality in the UK. It has been prepared in support of a joint inquiry by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC), the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee, the Health Committee and the Transport Committee. It examines why air quality matters; the UK’s plan for improving air quality; and risks and success factors for delivery of government’s air quality plans.

16 November 2017

Published:
16 Nov 2017

Climate change risk: A good practice guide for Audit and Risk Assurance Committees

This guide will help ARACs recognise how climate change risks could manifest themselves and support them in challenging senior management on their approach to managing climate change risks.

Published:
5 Aug 2021
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Confirmed impacts: Helping Defra to better manage its facilities contract

This impacts case study shows how our investigation of a contract in which Defra appeared to have been overcharged gave greater impetus and legitimacy to Defra’s approach to negotiating a settlement.

It is one example of financial or non-financial benefits realised in 2014 as a result of our involvement, all of which are set out in our interactive PDF.

Published:
16 Oct 2015