NAO issues wake-up call

By Martin Ford | 17 January 2024

The National Audit Office (NAO) chief’s warnings to Whitehall over governance are a wake-up call for councils too, the watchdog’s executive director Abdool Kara has said.

In a set piece speech this week, NAO comptroller and auditor general Gareth Davies said the Government has a ‘productivity problem’ and ‘can achieve more with what it already spends’.

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