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Six steps to better scrutiny in Wales

12 Feb 2019 - 12:00am

A discussion paper and checklist has been launched to help improve the way decision-makers are held to account

Inadequacies in governance and financial management at two community councils

30 Jan 2019 - 10:00am

Reports in the public interest issued today (30 January 2019) by the Auditor General for Wales highlight long-standing shortfalls at two community councils

NHS spending on agency staff has “increased markedly” in recent years

22 Jan 2019 - 12:06am

Consistent and comparable data needed, along with strong leadership to manage expenditure on temporary staff, says Auditor General

Urgent improvements needed to internal audit arrangements at town and community councils in Wales

17 Jan 2019 - 12:06am

Auditor General uncovers “significant weaknesses” that need addressing

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Current standard of financial management “disappointing” at too many town and community councils in Wales

15 Jan 2019 - 12:06am

Auditor General calls for urgent action, as the amount of money local councils manage continues to increase

Discounted bus travel for young people

10 Jan 2019 - 12:02am

Auditor General examines Welsh Government’s ‘MyTravelPass’ scheme, with questions raised about value for money

2018 in review

20 Dec 2018 - 5:12pm

As we reflect on 2018, we’ve selected some of our highlights from the year. These include the things we’re proud to have delivered and some of the successes we’ve celebrated.

Wales “working well” to implement fiscal devolution

20 Dec 2018 - 12:06am

Welsh Revenue Authority “operating effectively” and Welsh Treasury “obtaining appropriate assurance” over HMRC’s implementation of Welsh Rates of Income Tax, says Auditor General

Failures in governance and financial management at more community councils

11 Dec 2018 - 3:19pm

Reports in the public interest issued by the Auditor General for Wales highlight failures in three community councils to meet required standards

Local Government needs to do more to develop a strong data culture

5 Dec 2018 - 9:47am

Councils slowly developing in this area, but more work needed to ‘break silo working’ and maximise the benefits of the data they hold, says Auditor General

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