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25 Feb 2013 - 5:31pm

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. 

25 Feb 2013 - 5:31pm

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. 

25 Feb 2013 - 8:49am

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. 

21 Feb 2013 - 9:00am

This report examines whether the public bodies in Wales are procuring and managing consultancy services in a way that delivers good value for money. 

13 Feb 2013 - 8:59am

This document has been prepared for the internal use of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board as part of work performed in accordance with statutory functions, the Code of Audit Practice and the Statement of Responsibilities issued by the Auditor General for Wales.

17 Jan 2013 - 9:00am

This report examines whether FCW, where appropriate together with the Welsh Government, has effectively implemented previous audit recommendations to optimise the long-term benefits of forestry. In order to give a meaningful account of FCW’s progress we have grouped recommendations into a series of themes, such as procurement, risk management and grant management.

2 Jan 2013 - 9:19am

This Annual Audit Report (the Report) to members of the North Wales Police Authority (the Authority) summarises the conclusions from my 2011-12 audit. It reports for Authority members the significant issues arising from my audit, together with my comments on other current issues. 

20 Dec 2012 - 9:00am

Our reviews sought to answer the question; “Are councils’ arrangements for developing, using and supporting technology likely to support continuous improvement?” We undertook these reviews within the strategic context of the Welsh Government’s aim of developing common approaches to ICT.

6 Dec 2012 - 9:00am

Our study examined whether the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 has led to effective arrangements for emergency planning and resilience of communities that provide sufficient protection to the public in Wales. 

4 Dec 2012 - 9:00am

This, my second annual report on local authority accounts, summarises the results of auditors’ work for 2011-12 at the following types of authorities in Wales: Unitary authorities (including eight pension funds), Police authorities, Fire and rescue authorities and National park authorities

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