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Auditor General's Annual Report and Accounts 2013-14

16 Jul 2014 - 12:05pm

The Auditor General has today released his Annual Report and Accounts.

Welsh Government on track to help 16-18 year olds into education, employment or training

9 Jul 2014 - 3:56pm

But plans not clear enough to help 19-24 year olds, says Auditor General.

Fundamental challenges remain for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board says joint report into governance and management arrangements

4 Jul 2014 - 11:38am

The findings of a follow-up review examining Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board’s governance arrangements have been published today. 

Auditor General qualifies accounts of three NHS bodies in Wales

26 Jun 2014 - 4:03pm

The Auditor General for Wales has signed off the last of his 10 audit opinions for Health Boards and NHS Trusts in Wales for the 2013-14 financial year.

Auditor General speaks to local government leaders about the challenge of change in the next ten years

20 Jun 2014 - 2:22pm

The Auditor General for Wales recently spoke to key players in local government in Wales at the WLGA Conference in Llandudno.

Wales Audit Office supporting public service summer school

20 Jun 2014 - 2:14pm

The Wales Audit Office will be well represented at next week’s Academi Wales Public Service Summer School with our good practice lead Chris Bolton facilitating and Matthew Mortlock, Stephen Lisle and Sarah Utley attending the event as delegates.

Staff team get ready to take on the Welsh Three Peaks Challenge

20 Jun 2014 - 9:30am

Some of our colleagues in the Wales Audit Office are ready to take part in the Welsh Three Peaks Challenge this weekend in aid of the charity, Changing Faces. The climb, which will see the group take on Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the North, Cadair Idris in mid-Wales, and Pen y Fan in the South, is all in aid of the charity Changing Faces, selected by staff members at the annual conference last year. 

£4 Million of fraud and overpayments identifed in Wales through Fraud Initiative

11 Jun 2014 - 12:17pm

The latest bi-annual national counter-fraud exercise has helped Welsh public bodies to identify £4 million of fraud and erroneous payment, and £229m across the UK, according to a report released by the Auditor General for Wales today.

Wales Audit Office consulting with equalities representative groups

4 Jun 2014 - 11:24am

Consultation event aims to consider how we can better engage with representatives of disadvantaged groups in our audit work.

Welsh Councils getting better at challenging themselves but more consistency is needed to improve accountability

28 May 2014 - 4:41pm

Strong scrutiny plays a vital role in ensuring council decisions are soundly based in these austere times, says Auditor General