This report will examine whether the Environmental Land Management scheme has been designed to meet the government’s strategic policy objectives.
Energy and environment
The C&AG has reported on the 2019-20 accounts of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
17 Dec 2020
This report applies experience from auditing cross-government challenges to highlight the risks government needs to manage to achieve net zero.
4 Dec 2020
This report evaluates whether government’s approach to managing the risks of flooding and coastal erosion is achieving value for money.
27 Nov 2020
This report examines how government has set itself up to deliver its long-term environmental goals.
11 Nov 2020
Tax measures which have an environmental impact act alongside government’s wider environmental objectives. As these objectives have become more ambitious, the role of the tax system may become more important. HM Treasury’s 2020-21 review into funding the transition to a net zero greenhouse gas economy explicitly plans to “consider the full range of government levers, … Read more
Transport is the UK’s largest source of carbon emissions and the bulk of these come from cars. Government wants people to switch to cars that do not emit carbon dioxide to eliminate emissions by 2050. By 2030, government wants between 50% and 70% of new cars to be ultra-low emission (plug in hybrids), and by … Read more
The C&AG has reported on the 2019-20 accounts of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
1 Oct 2020
This report examines the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s management of the renegotiated contract in place with Cavendish Fluor Partnership.
1 Oct 2020
The Comptroller and Auditor General has reported on the DVLA Trust Statement.
16 Jul 2020