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Auditor General and Wales Audit office outline their plan for the coming year

1 Apr 2016 - 12:01am

The Auditor General and Wales Audit Office have today released their joint Annual Plan for 2016-17, outlining how they will deliver on the plan and its objectives. 

Financial management and governance of community and town councils needs further improvement

16 Mar 2016 - 4:21pm

While the timeliness of accounts preparation has improved, the number of qualified audit opinions has increased and failures in financial governance remain too high.

Many operating theatres in Wales are not being used efficiently

9 Mar 2016 - 11:57am

The focus on safety has improved but NHS Wales needs to secure better value for money from operating theatres

Wrexham Council’s vision is delivering improved outcomes for its citizens

29 Feb 2016 - 8:55am

But some out-dated arrangements may limit the speed of progress says Auditor General 

Review of further education finances in progress

26 Feb 2016 - 2:40pm

The Auditor General for Wales has started a review of the Welsh Government’s oversight of further education finances. 

City of Cardiff Council - Corporate Assessment follow on

26 Feb 2016 - 12:01am

Cardiff Council has put in place better arrangements to deal with longstanding issues, but report finds Council is at critical point if it is to achieve the changes required to deliver improvement.

Wales Life Sciences Investment Fund

25 Feb 2016 - 9:00am

‘Aspects of its establishment, governance, oversight and early operation were flawed and poorly documented’, says Auditor General, but the concept of the Fund is innovative and has many merits.

Health boards need to strengthen their arrangements for managing the impact of private practice on the NHS

11 Feb 2016 - 12:10am

Local systems are not robust enough to provide assurance that private patients who subsequently transfer to the NHS for treatment are not unfairly advantaged

Natural Resources Wales well-placed to continue delivering intended benefits

3 Feb 2016 - 2:57pm

But faces significant challenges as it responds to funding pressures and takes on new responsibilities

Welsh Government undertook appropriate due diligence for Cardiff Airport purchase

27 Jan 2016 - 12:00pm

Although progress is slower than forecast at the time of acquisition

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