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Providing Anti Air Warfare Capability: the Type 45 destroyer

“The early years of the Type 45 destroyer project were beset by problems. The Ministry of Defence is currently controlling costs and timescales successfully; but it now needs to focus on installing the other equipment the ships need to obtain their full capability and on getting to grips with developing an effective support solution to be ready in time to support these destroyers.”

Published:
13 Mar 2009

Providing Anti Air Warfare Capability: the Type 45 destroyer

The project to replace the UK’s ageing Anti Air Warfare capability, which is currently provided by the Type 42 destroyer, has suffered significant delays of over two years and costs have escalated to some £6½ billion, up by nearly 30 per cent from initial estimates of £5 billion. More recently, the project has progressed well, … Read more

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport: The Re-negotiation of the PFI-type Deal for the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds

Sir John Bourn, head of the National Audit Office, reported to Parliament today that the Royal Armouries* in July 1999 successfully negotiated a revised deal with Royal Armouries (International) plc** (“RAI”) which ensured that the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds remained open. The revised deal has also made it possible for the future redevelopment of … Read more

Published:
18 Jan 2001

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport: The Re-negotiation of the PFI-type Deal for the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds

Sir John Bourn, head of the National Audit Office, reported to Parliament today that the Royal Armouries* in July 1999 successfully negotiated a revised deal with Royal Armouries (International) plc** (“RAI”) which ensured that the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds remained open. The revised deal has also made it possible for the future redevelopment of … Read more

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Index Introduction Who is the data controller? What kinds of data may er access or hold about you? How do we collect your personal data? How do we use your information? Who do we share your personal data with? Do we transfer your data outside the EEA? How do we keep your data secure? How … Read more

Published:
15 Jun 2018

Investigation into government-funded inquiries

Given the prevalence of government-funded inquiries, the frequency with which the government uses them following high-profile failures, their importance in relation to the public’s trust of authorities, and the public funds spent on them, the NAO has conducted an investigation into the 26 inquiries that have started and concluded since 2005.

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Investigation into government-funded inquiries

Given the prevalence of government-funded inquiries, the frequency with which the government uses them following high-profile failures, their importance in relation to the public’s trust of authorities, and the public funds spent on them, the NAO has conducted an investigation into the 26 inquiries that have started and concluded since 2005.

Published:
23 May 2018

Publications on key issues

The public sector is facing profound change in public service delivery. In helping to drive long-term improvements, the NAO focuses its support on helping the public sector understand and respond to the key issues it is facing. Publications on the following pages are those that are most useful for understanding good practice and lessons learnt … Read more

Published:
11 Feb 2018