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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.

25 Mar 2014 - 12:00am

This report examines whether the Location Strategy Programme has delivered its objectives in a way that provides value for money.

20 Mar 2014 - 1:21pm

We have prepared this memorandum on the Intra-Wales Air Service at the request of the National Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

1 Mar 2014 - 2:19pm

This report summarises my findings from the audit work I have undertaken at Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board (the Health Board) during 2013. My conclusions on governance arrangements at the Health Board are drawn from my Structured Assessment work and represent the position at the time of that work in October 2013.

6 Feb 2014 - 3:04pm

We have prepared this factual memorandum on senior management pay across the Welsh public sector at the request of the National Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC). The memorandum informs a PAC inquiry on this topic, details of which can be found on the PAC’s website

27 Jan 2014 - 11:59pm

This report provides an overview of the extent to which councils in Wales are responding to the financial pressures they face. It explores the effectiveness of their financial planning, their approach to financial decision making and the actions they are taking to minimise the impact of significant budget cuts. It also considers the extent to which councils understand the impact of their actions and provides some early thoughts on the implications of the 2013 Spending Review for local government in Wales.

27 Jan 2014 - 5:01pm

The Auditor General, under the Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009 is required to report on audit and assessment work in relation to whether the Council has discharged its duties and met the requirements of the Measure

17 Jan 2014 - 11:08am

The Chief Constable for North Wales Police is responsible for putting in place proper arrangements to secure economy, efficiency and effectiveness in the Authority's use of resources, and to ensure proper stewardship and governance.