Local public bodies deliver many public services to taxpayers. In 2019-20, local authorities, local police and local fire bodies in England spent nearly £100 billion delivering these services. Each year, local public bodies are required to prepare and publish financial statements setting out their financial performance. External auditors of councils audit the financial statements and provide … Read more
A summary of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, 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.
28 Jan 2021
This report establishes the facts on how the government has provided accommodation for rough sleepers during COVID-19.
14 Jan 2021
This interim report provides an overview of test and trace services for addressing COVID-19 in England.
11 Dec 2020
The C&AG has reported on the 2019-20 accounts of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).
6 Nov 2020
Our study will examine the evolving financial pressures on local government and the support provided from central government.
This report sets out the process by which MHCLG chose the 101 towns in England it invited to develop Town Deals.
21 Jul 2020
This investigation sets out how MHCLG is overseeing the remediation of dangerous cladding under its Building Safety Programme.
19 Jun 2020
This report provides information on managing PFI contracts when they end and considers whether government is preparing for expiry appropriately.
5 Jun 2020
The NAO is publishing a suite of Departmental Overviews, one for each government department and a selection of cross-government issues, to assist House of Commons Select Committees and Members of Parliament.
31 Mar 2020