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Yorkshire evening post
How ex-addict John is transforming lives to tackle homelessness in Leedsa variety of different ways. The continuing need for its services have been hi
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 10 hours ago
a variety of different ways. The continuing need for its services have been highlighted by recent figures published by the National Audit Office, which show the number of rough sleepers in Yorkshire and The Humber has increased by 139 per cent in... Read more
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The Register
It's high time we extend Freedom of Information Act to outsourcersthey have saved departments £90m over two-and-a-half years but have cost £94m d
The Register / Posted yesterday
they have saved departments £90m over two-and-a-half years but have cost £94m due to escalating costs and delays, said the National Audit Office. We have repeatedly asked the Cabinet Office for information about these projects over the last three... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China's ruling party expels anti-graft, ex-insurance officials citing graftmore of their assets at home and overseas. Xiang was previously a deputy centr
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
more of their assets at home and overseas. Xiang was previously a deputy central bank governor and vice chief at the National Audit Office. Reuters was not able to reach Xiang or a family or legal representative for comment and it was... Read more
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Reuters
China's ruling party expels anti-graft, ex-insurance officials citing graftmore of their assets at home and overseas. Xiang was previously a deputy centr
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
more of their assets at home and overseas. Xiang was previously a deputy central bank governor and vice chief at the National Audit Office. Reuters was not able to reach Xiang or a family or legal representative for comment and it was... Read more
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Canberra Times
Federal government approves Ginninderry housing development, with conditionsof such conditions and the use of offsets have previously been criticised in Se
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
of such conditions and the use of offsets have previously been criticised in Senate inquiries and by the Australian National Audit Office. The specific conditions for the development include putting aside about 550ha for a west belconnen... Read more
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The Age
Federal government approves Ginninderry housing development, with conditionsof such conditions and the use of offsets have previously been criticised in Se
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
of such conditions and the use of offsets have previously been criticised in Senate inquiries and by the Australian National Audit Office. The specific conditions for the development include putting aside about 550ha for a west belconnen... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Federal government approves Ginninderry housing development, with conditionsof such conditions and the use of offsets have previously been criticised in Se
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
of such conditions and the use of offsets have previously been criticised in Senate inquiries and by the Australian National Audit Office. The specific conditions for the development include putting aside about 550ha for a west belconnen... Read more
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UEFA News
13th Extraordinary UEFA Congress decisionsSala, a Spanish lawyer and Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) arbitrator, and
UEFA News / Posted 6 days ago
Sala, a Spanish lawyer and Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) arbitrator, and Charles Deguara, Auditor General of the National Audit Office in Malta. Four members of the UEFA Organs for the Administration of Justice, who were appointed by the... Read more
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birminghammail
Sajid Javid announces plan to end Britain's housing crisiscritics of the Government say that lack of housing contributes to homelessness.
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
critics of the Government say that lack of housing contributes to homelessness. A report by official watchdog the National Audit Office earlier this month concluded that the Government is failing to tackle the rocketing homelessness that... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Report reveals 100pc increase in rough sleepers in Norfolk and Waveney in past five yearssleepers in Norfolk and Waveney has increased by 100pc in the past five years,
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
sleepers in Norfolk and Waveney has increased by 100pc in the past five years, new figures show. Information from the National Audit Office revealed that Norwich, King’s Lynn and West Norfolk, and Waveney saw the biggest rise since 2012. But... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Report reveals 100pc increase in rough sleepers in Norfolk and Waveney in past five years100pc in the past five years, new figures show. To send a link to this page yo
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 8 days ago
100pc in the past five years, new figures show. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Information from the National Audit Office revealed that Norwich, King’s Lynn and West Norfolk, and Waveney saw the biggest rise since 2012. But... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Andy Burnham issues 'get it sorted' ultimatum on homelessnessbenefit for people aged 18 to 21 - have been identified as a particular factor
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 days ago
benefit for people aged 18 to 21 - have been identified as a particular factor in the rising numbers. A report by the National Audit Office earlier this week - which is understood to have heightened concerns within the mayor’s office - found... Read more
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Wakefield Today
National Audit Office asked to investigate Wakefield City Academies TrustAn MP has asked the National Audit Office to investigate the collapse of an aca
Wakefield Today / Posted 11 days ago
An MP has asked the National Audit Office to investigate the collapse of an academy trust which has pulled out of running 21 Yorkshire schools. Hemsworth MP Jon Trickett wants government auditors to look into the financial management of Wakefield... Read more
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4NI
Other News In Brief The number of families presenting as homeless have risen by 60% since 2010, a
4NI / Posted 11 days ago
The number of families presenting as homeless have risen by 60% since 2010, an increase that the National Audit Office attributes to Welfare Reform. Cllr Paul McCusker said in north Belfast alone, there are just under 2000... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norwich mechanic told to find job eight years after he had to stop work with bad backget up to £73.10 a week and are assessed through something called a work capabi
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
get up to £73.10 a week and are assessed through something called a work capability assessment. A report last year by the National Audit Office found the cost to the taxpayer of the disability welfare reforms had doubled in a year from 2014/15 to... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich mechanic told to find job eight years after he had to stop work with bad backget up to £73.10 a week and are assessed through something called a work capabi
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 11 days ago
get up to £73.10 a week and are assessed through something called a work capability assessment. A report last year by the National Audit Office found the cost to the taxpayer of the disability welfare reforms had doubled in a year from 2014/15 to... Read more
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The Border Mail
Clock running for red meat sector to get reform happeningare recognised as processor (or slaughter) levies and not as producer (or cattl
The Border Mail / Posted 11 days ago
are recognised as processor (or slaughter) levies and not as producer (or cattle transaction) levies. That the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) conduct an audit of the cattle transaction levy system, tracing the levy from inception and... Read more
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chroniclelive
Millions in extra cash for North East schoolsGreening (Image: PA) “It’s a long overdue reform and our £1.3bn extra funding
chroniclelive / Posted 11 days ago
Greening (Image: PA) “It’s a long overdue reform and our £1.3bn extra funding means every school can gain.” She said the National Audit Office found schools had already lost nearly £2.7bn since the Conservatives pledged in 2015 to protect funding... Read more
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The Border Mail
NSW Farmers: Matthews’ interim water report a first stepfederal and NSW inquiries into irrigation compliance – including the Murray Dar
The Border Mail / Posted 11 days ago
federal and NSW inquiries into irrigation compliance – including the Murray Darling Basin Authority, a Senate Committee, National Audit Office and the Independent Commission Against Corruption. Mr Matthews raised “serious concerns” about DPI... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Education secretary pledges more money per pupil under school funding reformsmaking the decisive and historic move towards fair funding." Labour's shadow e
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 days ago
making the decisive and historic move towards fair funding." Labour's shadow education secretary Angela Rayner said the National Audit Office had found schools had already lost nearly £2.7 billion since the Conservatives pledged in 2015 to... Read more
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Chichester Observer
New school funding formula 'papering over cracks'to support these improvements, the fact remains that it’s still well short of a
Chichester Observer / Posted 11 days ago
to support these improvements, the fact remains that it’s still well short of addressing the £3bn funding gap that the National Audit Office highlights schools face from 2019. “School budgets are at breaking point, and we calculate that... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Labour says Tory's so-called "historic" schools funding is phoneyfunding gaps. But Labour’s shadow education secretary Angela Rayner said the g
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
funding gaps. But Labour’s shadow education secretary Angela Rayner said the government’s own spending watchdog, the National Audit Office had found schools had already lost nearly £2.7 billion since the Conservatives pledged in 2015 to... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham schools get an extra £9 million in new funding planRayner said Ms Greening's announcement did "nothing to reverse" other cuts alre
birminghammail / Posted 12 days ago
Rayner said Ms Greening's announcement did "nothing to reverse" other cuts already faced by schools.Read More She said the National Audit Office found schools had already lost nearly £2.7 billion since the Conservatives pledged in 2015 to protect... Read more
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Bury Times
Head reports drop in numbers of teachers applying for jobs at schoolbe a greater focus on the reasons why people are leaving or refusing to join th
Bury Times / Posted 12 days ago
be a greater focus on the reasons why people are leaving or refusing to join the profession." The report published by the National Audit Office this week was highlighted by Bury North MP, James Frith. He said: "This report by the National Audit... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Education Secretary pledges more money per pupil under school funding reformsmaking the decisive and historic move towards fair funding." Labour's shadow e
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
making the decisive and historic move towards fair funding." Labour's shadow education secretary Angela Rayner said the National Audit Office had found schools had already lost nearly £2.7 billion since the Conservatives pledged in 2015 to... Read more
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Sussex Express
New school funding formula 'papering over cracks'to support these improvements, the fact remains that it’s still well short of a
Sussex Express / Posted 12 days ago
to support these improvements, the fact remains that it’s still well short of addressing the £3bn funding gap that the National Audit Office highlights schools face from 2019. “School budgets are at breaking point, and we calculate that... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Education Secretary pledges more money per pupil under school funding reformsmaking the decisive and historic move towards fair funding." Labour's shadow e
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 12 days ago
making the decisive and historic move towards fair funding." Labour's shadow education secretary Angela Rayner said the National Audit Office had found schools had already lost nearly £2.7 billion since the Conservatives pledged in 2015 to... Read more
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The News and Star
Education Secretary pledges more money per pupil under school funding reformsmaking the decisive and historic move towards fair funding." Labour's shadow e
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
making the decisive and historic move towards fair funding." Labour's shadow education secretary Angela Rayner said the National Audit Office had found schools had already lost nearly £2.7 billion since the Conservatives pledged in 2015 to... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Education Secretary pledges more money per pupil under school funding reformsmaking the decisive and historic move towards fair funding." Labour's shadow e
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
making the decisive and historic move towards fair funding." Labour's shadow education secretary Angela Rayner said the National Audit Office had found schools had already lost nearly £2.7 billion since the Conservatives pledged in 2015 to... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Education Secretary confirms new 'national funding formula' for schoolsAngela Rayner said Ms Greening's announcement did "nothing to reverse" cuts alr
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
Angela Rayner said Ms Greening's announcement did "nothing to reverse" cuts already faced by schools. She said the National Audit Office found schools had already lost nearly £2.7 billion since the Conservatives pledged in 2015 to protect... Read more
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This is West Country
Education secretary confirms new 'national funding formula' for schoolsand 2019. "By ASCL calculations, a further £2 billion a year would be needed b
This is West Country / Posted 12 days ago
and 2019. "By ASCL calculations, a further £2 billion a year would be needed by 2020 to address this issue." She said the National Audit Office found schools had already lost nearly £2.7 billion since the Conservatives pledged in 2015 to protect... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Ipswich MP slams town’s increasing homelessness figures as ‘outrageous’, as rough sleeping rises across regionproblems seen in Ipswich. A group of homeless were camped on Ipswich Waterfron
Ipswich Star / Posted 13 days ago
problems seen in Ipswich. A group of homeless were camped on Ipswich Waterfront earlier this year. Picture: GREGG BROWN National Audit Office (NAO) data published yesterday reveals the number of rough sleepers in Ipswich reached 27 last year –... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Soaring homelessness in Englandin emergency accommodation. The number of rough sleepers has more than doubled
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 13 days ago
in emergency accommodation. The number of rough sleepers has more than doubled to about 4000 people in six years, the National Audit Office (NAO) said, as England grapples with a chronic housing shortage. "Homelessness in all its forms has... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Soaring homelessness in Englandin emergency accommodation. The number of rough sleepers has more than doubled
Adelaide Now / Posted 13 days ago
in emergency accommodation. The number of rough sleepers has more than doubled to about 4000 people in six years, the National Audit Office (NAO) said, as England grapples with a chronic housing shortage. "Homelessness in all its forms has... Read more
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Weekly Times
Soaring homelessness in Englandin emergency accommodation. The number of rough sleepers has more than doubled
Weekly Times / Posted 13 days ago
in emergency accommodation. The number of rough sleepers has more than doubled to about 4000 people in six years, the National Audit Office (NAO) said, as England grapples with a chronic housing shortage. "Homelessness in all its forms has... Read more
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Herald Sun
Soaring homelessness in Englandin emergency accommodation. The number of rough sleepers has more than doubled
Herald Sun / Posted 13 days ago
in emergency accommodation. The number of rough sleepers has more than doubled to about 4000 people in six years, the National Audit Office (NAO) said, as England grapples with a chronic housing shortage. "Homelessness in all its forms has... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Soaring homelessness in Englandin emergency accommodation. The number of rough sleepers has more than doubled
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
in emergency accommodation. The number of rough sleepers has more than doubled to about 4000 people in six years, the National Audit Office (NAO) said, as England grapples with a chronic housing shortage. "Homelessness in all its forms has... Read more
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International Business Times
Tories let homelessness rise because they believe people deserve their poverty in a thunderstorm, resulting in their flat being broken into and vandalised by
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
in a thunderstorm, resulting in their flat being broken into and vandalised by local kids. In a damning new report, the National Audit Office (NAO) has accused the government of a "light touch" approach to a crisis that has been fuelled by... Read more
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birminghammail
Government doesn't have a plan to tackle rising homelessnessthe last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommo
birminghammail / Posted 13 days ago
the last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommodation, which includes 120,540 children, the National Audit Office (NAO) found. Officials from the NAO looked at efforts to cut homelessness in eight councils across the... Read more
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International Business Times
Huge rise in homeless families linked to welfare cuts by UK government government to monitor the impact of its welfare reforms has led to an increase
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
government to monitor the impact of its welfare reforms has led to an increase in homelessness in England, according to the National Audit Office (NAO). Homelessness is now costing the public sector over £1bn a year. The number of families in... Read more
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The News and Star
Government criticised for 'light touch' on tackling homelessnessthe last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommo
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
the last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommodation, which includes 120,540 children, the National Audit Office found. A snapshot overnight count last autumn recorded 4,134 rough sleepers, a 134% hike since the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Government criticised for 'light touch' on tackling homelessnessthe last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommo
Whitehaven News / Posted 13 days ago
the last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommodation, which includes 120,540 children, the National Audit Office found. A snapshot overnight count last autumn recorded 4,134 rough sleepers, a 134% hike since the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Government criticised for 'light touch' on tackling homelessnessthe last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommo
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 13 days ago
the last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommodation, which includes 120,540 children, the National Audit Office found. A snapshot overnight count last autumn recorded 4,134 rough sleepers, a 134% hike since the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Government criticised for 'light touch' on tackling homelessnessthe last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommo
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
the last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommodation, which includes 120,540 children, the National Audit Office found. A snapshot overnight count last autumn recorded 4,134 rough sleepers, a 134% hike since the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Government criticised for ‘light touch’ on tackling homelessnessthe last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommo
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
the last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommodation, which includes 120,540 children, the National Audit Office (NAO) found. A snapshot overnight count last autumn recorded 4,134 rough sleepers, a 134% hike since... Read more
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Bury Times
Government criticised for ‘light touch’ on tackling homelessnessthe last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommo
Bury Times / Posted 13 days ago
the last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommodation, which includes 120,540 children, the National Audit Office (NAO) found. A snapshot overnight count last autumn recorded 4,134 rough sleepers, a 134% hike since... Read more
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Gazette
Government criticised for ‘light touch’ on tackling homelessnessthe last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommo
Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
the last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommodation, which includes 120,540 children, the National Audit Office (NAO) found. A snapshot overnight count last autumn recorded 4,134 rough sleepers, a 134% hike since... Read more
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guardian-series
Government criticised for ‘light touch’ on tackling homelessnessthe last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommo
guardian-series / Posted 13 days ago
the last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommodation, which includes 120,540 children, the National Audit Office (NAO) found. A snapshot overnight count last autumn recorded 4,134 rough sleepers, a 134% hike since... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Government criticised for ‘light touch’ on tackling homelessnessthe last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommo
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
the last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommodation, which includes 120,540 children, the National Audit Office (NAO) found. A snapshot overnight count last autumn recorded 4,134 rough sleepers, a 134% hike since... Read more
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Harrow Times
Government criticised for ‘light touch’ on tackling homelessnessthe last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommo
Harrow Times / Posted 13 days ago
the last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommodation, which includes 120,540 children, the National Audit Office (NAO) found. A snapshot overnight count last autumn recorded 4,134 rough sleepers, a 134% hike since... Read more
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