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Public spending on consultants down but value for money questioned

21 Feb 2013 - 12:00am

Welsh public bodies are spending less on consultants but cannot demonstrate value for money in how they plan, obtain and manage consultancy services, says a report published today by the Auditor General.

NHS consultant contract falls short of securing intended benefits

8 Feb 2013 - 12:00am

Since its introduction in 2003, significant sums of money have been spent implementing an amended NHS consultant contract in Wales. Despite this, the intended benefits for the health service are not being fully realised, largely because of weaknesses in consultants' job planning arrangements. Those are the conclusions of a report published today by the Auditor General for Wales.

Forestry Commission Wales in good shape for the future

17 Jan 2013 - 12:00am

But challenges remain for its successor if forestry in Wales is to continue to improve, says the Auditor General.

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