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Code of Audit Practice

The Code prescribes the way in which the Auditor General’s audit and certain other functions are to be exercised, and embodies what appears to the Auditor General to be best professional practice.

  • Sustaining value for money in the police service - Briefing paper for the Public Accounts Committee

    This briefing has been produced for the Public Accounts Committee and summarises the Wales specific outputs of our recent UK-Wide report in value...

    National Reports
    Police and Probation
    Finance
  • Forestry Commission Wales - Public Funding of Ffynone and Cilgwyn Woodlands

    In summary, the main concerns were that there were serious failings in connection with the grant award to Calon such as: the awarding of a grant...

    National Reports
    Central Government
    Environment and Agriculture
  • Sustaining Value For Money in the Police Service 2010
    Joint Reports
  • Sustaining value for money in the police service

    Police spending has increased significantly in the last decade, crime has reduced and public confidence has improved but while funding has...

    National Reports
    Police and Probation
    Finance
  • Capital Investment in Schools

    We examined whether the schools capital investment programme has been managed to best effect. The study fieldwork was completed during 2008-09....

    National Reports
    Local Government
    Education & Skills
  • Snowdonia National Park Authority Corporate Assessment 2010
    Local Reports
    National Parks
  • Auditor General for Wales Annual Report and Accounts - April 2009 to March 2010

    Every year we publish an Annual Report, which summarises our work over the previous 12 months. It sets out our highlights, achievements and our...

    Our Plans and Accounts
  • South Wales Police Authority Inspection Report 2010

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

    Local Reports
    Police and Probation
  • South Wales Police Authority Inspection 2010
    Joint Reports
  • Buildings Management National Briefing

    We reviewed the land and buildings management arrangements at 30 of the larger Welsh public sector bodies including local government, police, fire...

    National Reports
    Central Government

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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