Serious failings in financial management and governance found at town council
Prolonged poor governance and financial management found at Maesteg Town Council.
Opportunities available on Wales Audit Office Board
The Senedd is currently looking for two Non-Executive Members and a Chair to join the Wales Audit Office Board.
Auditor General issues qualified opinion on Welsh Government 2020-21 accounts
The Auditor General for Wales has issued his opinion and report on the Welsh Government accounts for 2020-21 [opens in new window].
More action on climate change required from Welsh public sector
New report provides evidence that faster progress is needed on decarbonisation

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