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23 May 2014 - 9:48am

This joint strategic equality plan sets out ten specific objectives to help us perform the General Equality Duty (i.e. having due regard in our work to the need to help eliminate discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and foster good relations).

2 May 2014 - 10:47am

The report covers Gwynedd Council’s (the Council) delivery and evaluation of its services in 2012-13, its planning for improvement in 2013-14 and, taking these into account, concludes whether the Auditor General believes that the Council will make arrangements to secure continuous improvement for 2014-15.

1 May 2014 - 2:45pm

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. 

24 Apr 2014 - 12:00am

The 2007-2013 EU structural funding programmes in Wales – which help deliver jobs, growth and sustainable development - has progressed well compared with previous programmes.

17 Apr 2014 - 12:00am

The Cywain Centre opened in April 2008 but soon ran into difficulties and finally closed in September 2011. The total estimated cost to the public sector was £2.2 million. However, by the time the Centre closed in 2011 the cost to the public sector had risen to more than £3.4 million.

1 Apr 2014 - 6:01pm

This Annual Plan has been jointly prepared by the Auditor General for Wales and the Wales Audit Office under section 25(1) of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013.

1 Apr 2014 - 2:27pm

Hospital catering services are an essential part of patient care, given that good quality, nutritious meals places a vital part in a patient’s rehabilitation and recovery. Effective catering services are dependent on sound planning and co-ordination of a range of processes involving menu planning, procurement, food production and distribution of meals to patients.

28 Mar 2014 - 10:33am

Including fee scales for the audit of the 2013-14 accounts of unitary authorities, fire and rescue services, national park authorities, police and crime commissioners and chief constables, pension funds and town and community councils.

27 Mar 2014 - 12:00am

Chronic conditions present a growing challenge to health and social services in Wales. An estimated 800,000 people report having at least one chronic condition; such as diabetes, heart disease, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The prevalence of chronic conditions increases with age and its burden on the health system is likely to increase as more people live longer.

26 Mar 2014 - 9:27am

The following briefing paper provides the Public Accounts Committee with an update on the Auditor General’s programme of value for money studies.

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