National Audit Office

Inside the department accused of blocking Brexit planning
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In Depth

Inside the department accused of blocking Brexit planning

Now-defunct Department for Exiting the European Union under fire for withholding information
4 Sep 2020
Report blames Tories for late and over-budget HS2
HS2 high-speed rail
In Brief

Report blames Tories for late and over-budget HS2

There are fears that controversial scheme's costs could top £106bn
24 Jan 2020
UK watchdogs ‘must do more to protect consumers’
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In Brief

UK watchdogs ‘must do more to protect consumers’

National Audit Office says major regulators must prove they are responding to rising prices and growing numbers of complaints
21 Mar 2019
Why the UK government's smart meter project has stalled
Smart meter
In Depth

Why the UK government's smart meter project has stalled

National Audit Office says that with 39 million meters still to be replaced, government has no chance of hitting 2020 deadline
23 Nov 2018
Why no-deal Brexit could lead to border security threat
Traffic crosses the border into Northern Ireland from the Irish Republic
In Brief

Why no-deal Brexit could lead to border security threat

National Audit Office warns that leaving EU without an agreement may leave UK vulnerable to criminals
24 Oct 2018
Home Office told to ‘get a grip’ on police funding
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In Brief

Home Office told to ‘get a grip’ on police funding

Damning National Audit Office report criticises department’s ‘ineffective and detached’ approach
11 Sep 2018
UK consumers lose £10bn a year to scams
Online coronavirus scam
In Brief

UK consumers lose £10bn a year to scams

National Audit Office report questions why police aren’t doing more to tackle online fraud
30 Jun 2017

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HMRC phone delays cost taxpayers £97m
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In Brief

HMRC phone delays cost taxpayers £97m

Authority apologised for delays in answering telephone calls and says average waiting times are now six minutes
25 May 2016
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 14 Nov 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 14 Nov 2012

14 Nov 2012
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