Public service pensions are a significant part of the pensions landscape in the UK. As at 31 March 2020 the major public service pension schemes had over 8 million members, including active and deferred members, and current pensioners. Most of the main public service pension schemes are unfunded, with benefits funded from current contributions on … Read more
Welfare, Pensions and Employment
A summary of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) 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.
13 Oct 2020
This report examines how the DWP is managing the process of getting to first payment in Universal Credit.
10 Jul 2020
This report examines the government’s replacement of the COMPASS contracts for accommodation and support for asylum seekers.
3 Jul 2020
Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General on the Department for Work and Pensions’ annual report and accounts 2019-20
30 Jun 2020
This report outlines the extent of Universal Credit advances fraud and the DWP’s actions to detect, recover and prevent it.
20 Mar 2020
This briefing was produced for Parliament in response to correspondence we received from The Rt Hon Frank Field.
7 Feb 2020
The C&AG has published his audit opinions for 2018-19 on the 1993, 2003 and 2012 Child Maintenance Schemes.
30 Jan 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.
15 Oct 2019
The Comptroller and Auditor General has reported on the 2018-19 accounts of the Department for Work and Pensions.
27 Jun 2019