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These reports cover a variety of topics which may be of interest to you.

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If you would like to access a publication dated pre-2010, you can do this by viewing old versions of our reports on the UK web archive [opens in new window]. You can also contact us direct and we will be happy to provide you with an electronic copy.

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1 Nov 2013 - 12:00am

During the 2012-13 financial year the Police Reform & Social Responsibility Act 2011 came into effect. This legislation replaced police authorities with an elected Police & Crime Commissioner with effect from 22 November 2012. The Act also created the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Chief Constable as separate legal entities.

30 Oct 2013 - 12:20pm

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.

15 Oct 2013 - 1:20pm

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.

2 Oct 2013 - 1:20pm

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.

1 Oct 2013 - 1:20pm

The Auditor General is required to prepare an annual estimate of the income and expenditure of the Wales Audit Office to be submitted to the Public Accounts Committee.

27 Sep 2013 - 9:59am

This document has been prepared for the internal use of Public Health Wales NHS Trust 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.

26 Sep 2013 - 10:00am

This report seeks to answer the question: ‘Are improvement authorities (authorities) planning, delivering and reporting their improvement effectively?’

19 Sep 2013 - 9:49am

Each year, the Auditor General must report on how well Welsh councils, fire and rescue authorities, and national parks are planning for improvement and delivering their services. Drawing on the work of the relevant Welsh inspectorates, as well as work undertaken on his behalf by the Wales Audit Office, this report presents a picture of improvement over the last year

19 Sep 2013 - 9:49am

This report sets out the findings of the Corporate Assessment only and is designed to answer the question: ‘Are the Council’s arrangements likely to secure continuous improvement?’

17 Sep 2013 - 10:00am

We examined the arrangements for covering teachers’ absence in schools in partnership with Estyn - HM Inspectorate for Education and Training in Wales. Estyn’s report focuses on the impact of teachers’ absence on learners’ progress. In this report, drawing on Estyn’s findings, we seek to answer the broader question of whether learners, schools and the public purse are well served by arrangements to cover teacher absence

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