Significant loss to public purse due to unlawful activity and poor governance at community councils
Unlawful activity and failure to exercise minimum standards of financial management and governance at Ynysawdre, Llangynwyd Middle and Abertillery and Llanhilleth Community Councils.
Urgent action needed at community councils to address unlawful activity and poor governance
Unlawful expenditure and inadequate governance arrangements found at St Harmon, Magor with Undy, Llanmpumsaint and Sully Lavernock Community Councils in Wales
Being a Graduate Trainee at Audit Wales
As part of our current Graduate Trainee recruitment campaign, we’ve recorded a podcast episode with two of our current Graduate Trainees.

We’re here to:

Assure
the people of Wales that public money is being managed well.
Explain
how public money is being used and how it meets people’s needs.
Inspire
and empower the Welsh public sector to improve.

 

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    Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council – Financial Sustainability Assessment

    We undertook this assessment as financial sustainability continues to be a risk to councils putting in place proper arrangements to secure value for money in the use of resources.

  • Vale of Glamorgan Council – Financial Sustainability Assessment (image shows publication cover)
    Front cover image of Vale of Glamorgan Council – Financial Sustainability Assessment

    We undertook this assessment as financial sustainability continues to be a risk to councils putting in place proper arrangements to secure value for…

  • Abertillery and Llanhilleth Community Council - Unlawful payments and governance failings (image shows publication cover)
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    This report in the public interest has been prepared in accordance with Section 22 of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004.

  • Ynysawdre Community Council - Inadequate financial management and losses to the public purse (image shows publication cover)
    Report cover image

    This report in the public interest has been prepared in accordance with Section 22 of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004.

  • Llangynwyd Middle Community Council - Inadequate financial management and losses to the public purse (image shows publication cover)
    Report cover image

    This report in the public interest has been prepared in accordance with Section 22 of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004.

  • Gwynedd Council – Financial Sustainability Assessment (image shows publication cover)
    Front cover image of Gwynedd Council – Financial Sustainability Assessment

    We undertook this assessment as financial sustainability continues to be a risk to councils putting in place proper arrangements to secure value…

  • Sully and Lavernock Community Council – Inadequacies in Governance and Financial Management (image shows publication cover)
    Report cover image

    This report in the public interest has been prepared in accordance with Section 22 of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004

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