22 Oct 2009
Arts, media and sport
22 Oct 2009
British Broadcasting Corporation: Television Licence Fee Trust Statement for the Year Ending 31 March 2018
The Comptroller and Auditor General, head of the National Audit Office, has reported on the BBC Television Fee Trust Statement for 2017/18. In this period the BBC issued nearly 26 million TV licences, resulting in income of £3.8 billion. The licence fee evasion rate was 7.04% which represents no significant change since 2016/17 (6.91%)
12 Jul 2018
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.
28 May 2019
British Tourist Authority’s annual report and accounts 2018-19 (trading as VisitBritain & VisitEngland)
The Comptroller and Auditor General has qualified his audit opinion on the 2018-19 accounts of the British Tourist Authority.
21 May 2020
“The Community Fund have uncovered significant levels of grant payments made on the basis of applications which contained irregularities and which may be fraudulent. Amongst a number of actions they need to take is to give more explicit consideration to the risks of fraud that may exist within grant programmes intended to be easy to access and the extent to which controls should be put in place to combat these.”
15 Dec 2005
The Comptroller & Auditor General’s audit opinion of the 2011-12 DCMS accounts was qualified due to the accounts not accurately reflecting the value of certain assets held within the Group.
26 Feb 2013
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has improved the maturity of its financial management in a number of areas, but the NAO has not been able to conclude that the Department is achieving value for money.
10 Mar 2011
A report looking into a review by DCMS to identify and disseminate best practice in managing the risk of fraud in grant awards and to identify generic areas for potential.
1 Mar 2006
This Departmental Overview looks at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and summarises its performance during the year ended March 2016, together with our recent reports on it.
24 Oct 2016
A summary of the BBC Group spending in 2019-20, its major areas of activity and performance, and the challenges it is likely to face in the coming year, based on the insights from our financial audit and value for money work
20 Oct 2020