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The Star
China gets another graft suspect back, to launch more probescountry's largely rubber stamp parliament, and the public security, foreign and
China gets another graft suspect back, to launch more probes
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
country's largely rubber stamp parliament, and the public security, foreign and finance ministries. The housing ministry, National Audit Office, the Communist Party's international department and a party group that handles the fight against what... Read more
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The Register
Wanted: New cloudy head for UK.gov. 37 hour week, £90k salarycentral government meet its target to push 33 per cent of its £45bn spend throu
Wanted: New cloudy head for UK.gov. 37 hour week, £90k salary
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
central government meet its target to push 33 per cent of its £45bn spend through SMEs by 2020 - a target about which the National Audit Office has remained sceptical about. The appointment of a new cloudy leader follows the departure of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
New UK-funded £285million airport isship broker. The UK Department for International Development (Dfid) has an ong
New UK-funded £285million airport is
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
ship broker. The UK Department for International Development (Dfid) has an ongoing subsidy agreement with St Helena. The National Audit Office (NAO) said Dfid – which subsidised St Helena with £28 million in 2015-16 – expects to handover a total... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Legislators' Fuel Levy Proposal to Start Water Fund Rejectedin water projects countrywide," he suggested. Meanwhile, Dr Mpango maintained a
Legislators' Fuel Levy Proposal to Start Water Fund Rejected
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
in water projects countrywide," he suggested. Meanwhile, Dr Mpango maintained as well that the budget allocation to the National Audit Office of Tanzania (NAOT) will remain at 44bn/- in the next financial year. The amount is down from over... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
`No rational government' would sign up to PFIs: professoron unfavourable terms. An investigation published last year by the Independent
`No rational government' would sign up to PFIs: professor
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
on unfavourable terms. An investigation published last year by the Independent on Sunday - with analysis verified by the National Audit Office - showed the United Kingdom owed more than 222billion ($448billion) to banks and businesses as a result... Read more
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The New Statesman
How are graduates who move abroad getting away with not paying off their student loans?loan repayment threshold, some UK graduates are choosing to opt out of the repa
How are graduates who move abroad getting away with not paying off their student loans?
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
loan repayment threshold, some UK graduates are choosing to opt out of the repayment system entirely by moving abroad. The National Audit Office found in November 2013 that around 14,000 former students with debts of £100m were living overseas and... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Federal election 2016: The drugs aren't working for our economy as reform lagstaxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceut
Federal election 2016: The drugs aren't working for our economy as reform lags
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
taxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The Australian National Audit Office calculated that payments received from the government had more than tripled to $2 billion in 2013 from... Read more
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Manning River Times
Federal election 2016: The drugs aren't working for our economy as reform lagstaxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceut
Federal election 2016: The drugs aren't working for our economy as reform lags
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
taxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The Australian National Audit Office calculated that payments received from the government had more than tripled to $2 billion in 2013 from... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Federal election 2016: The drugs aren't working for our economy as reform lagstaxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceut
Federal election 2016: The drugs aren't working for our economy as reform lags
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 8 days ago
taxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The Australian National Audit Office calculated that payments received from the government had more than tripled to $2 billion in 2013 from... Read more
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The North West Star
Federal election 2016: The drugs aren't working for our economy as reform lagstaxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceut
Federal election 2016: The drugs aren't working for our economy as reform lags
The North West Star / Posted 8 days ago
taxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The Australian National Audit Office calculated that payments received from the government had more than tripled to $2 billion in 2013 from... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Federal election 2016: The drugs aren't working for our economy as reform lagstaxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceut
Federal election 2016: The drugs aren't working for our economy as reform lags
Daily Liberal / Posted 8 days ago
taxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The Australian National Audit Office calculated that payments received from the government had more than tripled to $2 billion in 2013 from... Read more
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WA Today
The drug addiction that's holding back our economytaxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceut
The drug addiction that's holding back our economy
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
taxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The Australian National Audit Office calculated that payments received from the government had more than tripled to $2 billion in 2013 from... Read more
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Canberra Times
The drug addiction that's holding back our economytaxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceut
The drug addiction that's holding back our economy
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
taxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The Australian National Audit Office calculated that payments received from the government had more than tripled to $2 billion in 2013 from... Read more
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Brisbane Times
The drug addiction that's holding back our economytaxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceut
The drug addiction that's holding back our economy
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
taxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The Australian National Audit Office calculated that payments received from the government had more than tripled to $2 billion in 2013 from... Read more
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The Age
The drug addiction that's holding back our economytaxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceut
The drug addiction that's holding back our economy
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
taxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The Australian National Audit Office calculated that payments received from the government had more than tripled to $2 billion in 2013 from... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The drug addiction that's holding back our economytaxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceut
The drug addiction that's holding back our economy
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
taxpayer-subsided prescription drugs, which are drugs covered by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The Australian National Audit Office calculated that payments received from the government had more than tripled to $2 billion in 2013 from... Read more
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Ekklesia
Exploited workers, immigration, and the EUdo to improve the situation, but it chooses not to. Take the enforcement of the
Exploited workers, immigration, and the EU
Ekklesia / Posted 8 days ago
do to improve the situation, but it chooses not to. Take the enforcement of the minimum wage, for example. In May 2016, the National Audit Office reported that there were an estimated 209,000 jobs paying below minimum wage. But there have been only... Read more
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Daily Mail
One Newcastle mother has had SEVENTEEN children taken into carefamilies as one in SIX children...My magical boy, by first woman to have a chil
One Newcastle mother has had SEVENTEEN children taken into care
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
families as one in SIX children...My magical boy, by first woman to have a child after a womb... Share this article The National Audit Office estimates that the cost of children in care has risen to around £2 billion a year - even before long... Read more
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Times of Malta
The mystery of Gozo hospital's missing 1,107 breakfastsdiscrepancies” in the payments covering patients and staff meals at the Gozo Ge
The mystery of Gozo hospital's missing 1,107 breakfasts
Times of Malta / Posted 10 days ago
discrepancies” in the payments covering patients and staff meals at the Gozo General Hospital have been identified by the National Audit Office (NAO). NAO audit findings were discussed yesterday by Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC)... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
Michael Gove accepts ‘breaking point’ report on criminal justicesaid the government will bring forward proposals to improve the criminal justic
Michael Gove accepts ‘breaking point’ report on criminal justice
Law Society Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
said the government will bring forward proposals to improve the criminal justice system, following a damning report by the National Audit Office which he described as a ‘welcome wake-up call’. Last month a report from the public accounts committee... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Legislators Urge 'Force' in Tax Collectionthe country doesn't have textile industries to produce clothes to meet the coun
Legislators Urge 'Force' in Tax Collection
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
the country doesn't have textile industries to produce clothes to meet the country demand. The MPs also decried the small budget for the National Audit Office, proposing increased allocation to enable the office play its watchdog role effect... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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USA Today
Too windy: Airline flights at new $406M airport put on holdpassenger airline flights because of the high winds, according to the BBC. Amy
Too windy: Airline flights at new $406M airport put on hold
USA Today / Posted 11 days ago
passenger airline flights because of the high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
KTVB Boise / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called offregular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amya
Too windy: Opening of new $406M airport called off
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 11 days ago
regular flights because of the constant high winds, according to the BBC. Amyas Morse, the head of the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office, said: “Estimating the likely costs and benefits of a project such as this is an inherently difficult... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fund CAG Adequately to Deliver the Goodsaccountability and has promised to amend the procurement law to plug loopholes.
Fund CAG Adequately to Deliver the Goods
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
accountability and has promised to amend the procurement law to plug loopholes. He has to, a large extent, depend on the National Audit Office of Tanzania (Naot) to know whether the public funds are appropriately spent or stolen. That involves... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mixed Views As MPs Debate Budgetas well that the government had allocated 44bn/- in the next financial year fro
Mixed Views As MPs Debate Budget
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
as well that the government had allocated 44bn/- in the next financial year from 74bn/- in the current year for the National Audit Office of Tanzania (NAOT), which he said will cripple capacity of the office in conducting audits. Meanwhile,... Read more
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express
Soldiers’ SLUMS are not ‘homes fit for heroes’MoD launched an inquiry into the 1,000 complaints received each week about poor
Soldiers’ SLUMS are not ‘homes fit for heroes’
express / Posted 13 days ago
MoD launched an inquiry into the 1,000 complaints received each week about poor service by CarillionAmey. And last night a National Audit Office report found satisfaction levels about the standard of Army accommodation was at 50 per cent. Just 32... Read more
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Times of Malta
Government says 'no' to most Times of Malta requests for informationheld by the Electoral Commission, the Public Service Commission, the Employment
Government says 'no' to most Times of Malta requests for information
Times of Malta / Posted 14 days ago
held by the Electoral Commission, the Public Service Commission, the Employment Commission, the Attorney General, the National Audit Office, the Security Service and the Ombudsman. Public entities are obliged to respond to a Freedom of... Read more
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AutoExpress
Death of tax disc cost the Government £223m in first six monthsand March 2015 compared to just 86,939 in the previous six months when the tax
Death of tax disc cost the Government £223m in first six months
AutoExpress / Posted 14 days ago
and March 2015 compared to just 86,939 in the previous six months when the tax disc was still in operation. However, the National Audit Office has since told Auto Express the compliance rate now remains “very high, with around 99 per cent... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
'Defence spending cuts having serious impact on foreign missions'had priority, despite the cuts. ‘But things have gone further now,’ he said. ‘T
'Defence spending cuts having serious impact on foreign missions'
DutchNews.nl / Posted 15 days ago
had priority, despite the cuts. ‘But things have gone further now,’ he said. ‘The missions themselves are in danger.’ The national audit office said last month that the cuts of the past decades are beginning to have a serious impact on the armed... Read more
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birminghammail
Revealed: How George Osborne's mayor deal short-changes the West Midlandsincludes Middlesbrough and the surrounding area, gets £23 per person per year.
Revealed: How George Osborne's mayor deal short-changes the West Midlands
birminghammail / Posted 15 days ago
includes Middlesbrough and the surrounding area, gets £23 per person per year. The discrepancy was highlighted by the National Audit Office, the official spending watchdog. And the National Audit Office said in a report that the funding gap... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
National Audit Office probes closure of Business Department office in Sheffield Amyas Morse told the PCS there will be a "value for money" study into a Busin
National Audit Office probes closure of Business Department office in Sheffield
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Amyas Morse told the PCS there will be a "value for money" study into a Business Department programme which included the closure of an office in Sheffield The National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Audit Office Faces Budgetary ProblemsMwanza — The National Audit Office (NAO) fails to achieve its target of timely
National Audit Office Faces Budgetary Problems
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Mwanza — The National Audit Office (NAO) fails to achieve its target of timely delivery of annual audit reports because of meagre budget and poor logistics, it has been disclosed. Controller and Auditor General (CAG), Prof Mussa Assad, said here... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Audit Office Budget - Govt Bows to PressureDar es Salaam — Government has bowed to pressure from various quarters to incre
Audit Office Budget - Govt Bows to Pressure
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Dar es Salaam — Government has bowed to pressure from various quarters to increase the budget of the National Audit Office after attempts to slash it by half in the current wave of its cost-cutting drive. The Controller and Auditor Genera (CAG)'s... Read more
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birminghammail
What is the West Midlands Combined Authority?years, with the promise of more to come if it is a success. Map of the West Mi
What is the West Midlands Combined Authority?
birminghammail / Posted 16 days ago
years, with the promise of more to come if it is a success. Map of the West Midlands Combined Authority, taken from the National Audit Office report on English devolution There are seven constituent authorities: Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
NHS hit by massive rise in bed-blocking as Tory cuts mean fewer care home placescash-strapped councils were unable to find places for NHS patients. Just last
NHS hit by massive rise in bed-blocking as Tory cuts mean fewer care home places
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
cash-strapped councils were unable to find places for NHS patients. Just last month the government spending watchdog, the National Audit Office (NAO) reported that bed blocking was costing the NHS £800m a year. Speaking at the GMB annual Congress... Read more
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