This report will set out DCMS’ objectives for funding to charities during the pandemic and whether it is meeting them.
This map tool map lets you explore where auditors have issued non-standard reports locally in the NHS and local government in England.
13 Nov 2020
This report will assess how the BBC has positioned itself to respond to its current financial challenges and opportunities.
This report examines lessons from our work on major programmes, including transport, defence and energy programmes.
20 Nov 2020
This report examines the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) as part of the government’s response to COVID-19 in 2020.
25 Nov 2020
This investigation sets out the facts relating to government procurement during the COVID-19 pandemic up to 31 July 2020.
26 Nov 2020
Over many years the NAO has reported on delays and cost overruns across significant Ministry of Defence (MoD) equipment procurement programmes, such as boats 4-7 of the Astute attack submarine (£1 billion over budget) and the Queen Elizabeth aircraft carriers (£2.75 billion over budget). Our recent report Defence Capabilities: delivering what was promised, found that … Read more
This report evaluates whether government’s approach to managing the risks of flooding and coastal erosion is achieving value for money.
27 Nov 2020
Explore flood defence data by region or local authority with our interactive map tool.
27 Nov 2020
The House of Commons’ Science and Technology Committee has launched an inquiry into the nature and purpose of the proposed new funding agency for UK research, the Advanced Research Projects Agency.
To support the inquiry, this briefing draws upon the National Audit Office’s work examining the use made of taxpayers’ money by public bodies. It sets out the basic principles established by HM Treasury governing the creation of new bodies and some of the questions that we regularly ask when assessing whether an organisation is set up to deliver value for money.
30 Nov 2020