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Findings from the Auditor General’s Sustainable Development Principle Examinations

As required by the Well-being of Future Generations Act 2015, the Auditor General for Wales has published his report on the results of his sustainable development principle examinations.

  • The management of public funding by Cymad Cyf

    This report seeks to answer two questions: Did Cymad misuse public funds? And, did the public bodies in Wales effectively manage public funds paid...

    National Reports
    Central Government
    Finance
  • Auditor General for Wales Code of Audit Practice - April 2010

    This Code of Practice prescribes how the Auditor General for Wales and the auditors he/she appoints will carry out their audit functions

    Our Plans and Accounts
  • Plas Madoc Communities First

    This report sets out the findings from an investigation by the Assembly Government’s Internal Audit Services into allegations made against Plas...

    National Reports
    Local Government
  • A Picture of Public Services

    Public services are facing their biggest challenge for at least a generation. The figures in this report show that public services in Wales face...

    National Reports
    Central Government
  • Lean and Systems Thinking in the Public Sector in Wales

    Cardiff University’s Lean Enterprise Research Centre (LERC) was commissioned to undertake an evaluation of systems thinking in the public sector...

    National Reports
    Central Government
  • North Wales Police Authority Annual Audit Letter 2009-10

    This Annual Audit Letter to members of the North Wales Police Authority (the Authority) summarises the conclusions from my 2009-10 audit. It...

    Local Reports
    Police and Probation
  • Gwent Police Authority Inspection 2010
    Joint Reports
  • Gwent Police Authority Inspection Report 2010

    This report summarises the joint Wales Audit Office and HMIC findings from the inspection of Gwent Police Authority which took place in October...

    Local Reports
    Police and Probation
  • Sustainable development and business decision making in the Welsh Assembly Government

    The Assembly Government published a new sustainable development Scheme in May 2009, called One Wales: One Planet. This report looks at Assembly...

    National Reports
    Central Government
  • Brecon Beacons National Park Authority Corporate Assessment 2010

    This report sets out the findings of the Corporate Assessment only and is designed to answer the question: ‘Are the arrangements of the...

    Local Reports
    National Parks

Our publications cover a range of audit work completed at public bodies, including:

  • central government
  • local councils
  • health boards
  • police forces
  • fire services, and 
  • national parks.

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Older reports

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