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This report seeks to answer two questions: Did Cymad misuse public funds? And, did the public bodies in Wales effectively manage public funds paid to Cymad, in the period after 1 April 2003?
This Code of Practice prescribes how the Auditor General for Wales and the auditors he/she appoints will carry out their audit functions
This report sets out the findings from an investigation by the Assembly Government’s Internal Audit Services into allegations made against Plas Madoc Communities First (PMCF). In carrying out its investigation, the Internal Audit Service was supported throughout by an experienced financial auditor from the Wales Audit Office.
Public services are facing their biggest challenge for at least a generation. The figures in this report show that public services in Wales face significant reductions in their budgets in the coming years. This report is intended to help public services develop that response, by setting out the scale of the challenge they face and the key lessons from our work.
Cardiff University’s Lean Enterprise Research Centre (LERC) was commissioned to undertake an evaluation of systems thinking in the public sector on behalf of the Wales Audit Office as part of its programme focusing on efficiency and the constrained public sector financial environment.
This Annual Audit Letter to members of the North Wales Police Authority (the Authority) summarises the conclusions from my 2009-10 audit. It reports for Authority members the significant issues arising from my audit, together with my comments on other current issues.
This report summarises the joint Wales Audit Office and HMIC findings from the inspection of Gwent Police Authority which took place in October 2009.
The Assembly Government published a new sustainable development Scheme in May 2009, called One Wales: One Planet. This report looks at Assembly Government
decision making and sustainable development in the 10 year period prior to the publication of this new sustainable development scheme. We asked the question, ‘Is the Assembly Government’s business decision making process supporting its sustainable development objectives?’
This report sets out the findings of the Corporate Assessment only and is designed to answer the question: ‘Are the arrangements of the BreconBeacons National Park Authority (the Authority) likely to secure continuous improvement?’