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Police spending has increased significantly in the last decade, crime has reduced and public confidence has improved but while funding has increased the scrutiny and challenge of spending has been poor. This report provides a framework for change using a transformational approach linked to threat, harm and risk and challenges the police service to make significant future savings.
We examined whether the schools capital investment programme has been managed to best effect. The study fieldwork was completed during 2008-09.
Every year we publish an Annual Report, which summarises our work over the previous 12 months. It sets out our highlights, achievements and our future focus
This report summarises the joint Wales Audit Office and HMIC findings from the inspection of South Wales Police Authority which took place in March 2010.
We reviewed the land and buildings management arrangements at 30 of the larger Welsh public sector bodies including local government, police, fire and most central government bodies. In the NHS we undertook a central review, supported by limited local fieldwork prior to the recent reorganisation. Arrangements for the management of NHS land and buildings have been guided by a range of all-Wales policies and procedures which have provided the basis for a more consistent approach in that sector. We also held ‘shared learning seminars’ across Wales to support the identification and sharing of good practice.
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.