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The Auditor General is the statutory external auditor of most of the Welsh public sector.
Our key strength is our wide range of skills and knowledge that has arisen from our position as the the statutory external auditor
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Governance and oversight at Audit Wales
Our accounts are audited by an independent firm appointed by the Welsh Parliament.
Our Executive Leadership Team is responsible for directing the organisation
The Auditor General is responsible for auditing most of the public money spent in Wales.
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Audit Services has a reach of over 800 public bodies across Wales covering financial and performance audit
Our programme of shared learning events focusses on topics that are common across public services
Having a strategic, dynamic and high quality audit programme is a key focus of our strategy
The NFI matches data across organisations and systems to help public bodies identify fraud and overpayments.
We work with others from across the Welsh public sector and beyond
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The NFI matches data across organisations and systems to help public bodies identify fraud and overpayments. Since its commencement in 1996, NFI exercises have resulted in the detection and prevention of more than £49.4 million of fraud and overpayments in Wales and £2.37 billion across the UK.
Our report on the findings of the 2020-21 NFI exercise [PDF opens in new window].
See the timetable and data specifications for the 2023-24 Council tax/electoral register annual data matching exercise [opens in new window].
Participants can access further information on the NFI web app including:
This two-part checklist is designed to help all participating NFI bodies self-appraise their involvement in the NFI prior to and during the NFI exercises:
National Fraud Initiative Self-appraisal Checklist [PDF 1.1MB opens in new window]
Data for NFI 2022-23 is due to be submitted by participants in October 2022. The following document sets out the finalised work programme and data specifications for the exercise:
NFI 2022-23: Final Work Programme and Data Specifications [PDF opens in new window]
Timetable for NFI 2022-23 Exercise [PDF opens in new window]
The Code of Data Matching Practice of the Auditor General for Wales [PDF 608KB opens in new window] was prepared to guide all those who take part in data-matching work.
Our privacy notice [PDF 111KB opens in new window] tells you what to expect when we collect personal data for data matching exercises and explains how we protect your privacy.
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