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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.

  • Use of resources in special schools

    Our preliminary analysis of Section 52 statements suggested that special schools making similar provision for pupils with similarneeds may be...

    National Reports
    Local Government
    Education & Skills
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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

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