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29 Jun 2012 - 10:00am

The report identifies the extent to which variances exist between the four nations and where further examination may help determine those practices that could deliver better value for money. To set any differences between the nations in context and to provide additional comparators for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – in terms of similar population size and characteristics – we also report certain data for the nine English regions.

19 Jun 2012 - 10:00am

This study examined whether public engagement undertaken by councils in Wales enables citizens to help shape what local government does.

7 Jun 2012 - 10:00am

The following letter was written to the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee to provide an update on progress made by the NHS in Wales in addressing concerns identified in previous work completed by the Wales Audit Office.

10 May 2012 - 9:59am

This document has been prepared for the internal use of Hywel Dda 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.

11 Apr 2012 - 9:59am

This report summarises my findings from the audit work I have undertaken at Hywel Dda Health Board (the Health Board) during 2011. 

29 Feb 2012 - 8:49am

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

16 Feb 2012 - 9:00am

Our review assessed whether the Welsh Government and local authorities are doing enough to maximise public participation in recycling.

14 Feb 2012 - 9:00am

This report summarises the results of auditors’ work for 2010-11 at the following types of authorities in Wales: Unitary authorities (including eight 
pension funds), Police authorities, Fire and rescue authorities and National park authorities.

31 Jan 2012 - 9:19am

This report presents a picture of improvement for the year dated 2012, and forms part of The Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009 which requires the Auditor General to undertake an annual improvement assessment, and to publish an annual improvement report, for each improvement authority in Wales.

31 Jan 2012 - 9:02am

Following press coverage and requests raised by the management team at the Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust (WAST), I instigated a review of the procurement of 42 ambulance conversions which began in August 2010, via tender 0212, which would discharge my statutory duties as Auditor General. The specific procurement under review is termed ‘Procurement 0212’.