11 Oct 2018
11 Oct 2018
This ‘think piece’ draws on our past work highlighting the barriers that prevent health and social care services working together effectively, examples of joint working and the move towards services centred on the needs of the individual, to inform the ongoing debate about the future of health and social care in England.
4 Jul 2018
This report reviews developments in the sector and examines whether the Department, along with other departments with responsibility for local services, understands the impact of funding reductions on the financial and service sustainability of local authorities.
8 Mar 2018
Investigation into the governance of Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership
The National Audit Office has today published the results of its investigation into the governance of the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership, following concerns raised by Stephen Barclay MP (North East Cambridgeshire).
29 November 2017
29 Nov 2017
The NAO is publishing a suite of short guides for the new Parliament, one for each government department and a selection of cross-government issues, to assist House of Commons select committees and members of Parliament.
3 Oct 2017
For combined authorities to deliver real progress they will need to demonstrate that they can drive economic growth and contribute to public sector reform.
6 Jul 2017
DCLG has made good progress in its design of 100% local business rates retention but faces a challenging timescale for delivery.
29 Mar 2017
The Better Care Fund has not achieved the expected value for money, in terms of savings, outcomes for patients or hospital activity.
8 Feb 2017
The need for housing in England has in recent years grown faster than its supply, and housebuilding needs to increase across the country.
19 Jan 2017
This Overview looks at the local government landscape during the last financial year and summarises both matters of likely interest to Parliament as well as our work with local authorities. The NAO prepares statutory guidance on how local auditors should meet their responsibilities.
9 Nov 2016