This investigation will examine the way government is managing its COVID-19 contracts and the goods it has received to date.
As the UK’s public spending watchdog, it is our role to support Parliament in holding the government to account.
In light of the wide range and significance of the government’s actions to tackle the COVID-19 crisis, we are carrying out a broad and varied programme of work.
We will prioritise our work on areas where we think there have been particular challenges and where we feel there is most to learn.
Read more about our work on the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
This study will examine how well placed the government is to meet its objectives for the COVID-19 vaccine programme.
This investigation looks at the British Business Bank’s approval of Greensill Capital’s access to government business support schemes.
7 Jul 2021
This study will examine how well prepared the government was for the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is the second NAO report on government’s approach to test and trace services in England.
25 Jun 2021
This briefing presents information on how DWP supports people into work, and the challenges it may face in delivering support.
9 Jun 2021
This report provides our initial thoughts on the learning government can draw from its response to COVID-19 to date.
19 May 2021
In 2019-20 HM Revenue and Customs collected £636.7 billion in total tax revenues. The amount of tax overdue for payment at 31 March 2020 was £22.4 billion. On 20 March 2020, the government announced measures that deferred future payments of some taxes, in recognition of the financial pressures put on taxpayers as a result of … Read more
This investigation explores government’s funding to charities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
23 Mar 2021
This report examines the Department’s support for children’s education during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
17 Mar 2021