2014 Report details for project: The Future of Local Audit

Project name The Future of Local Audit - there are 2 reports for this project: 2014, 2015
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Organisation DCLG (D4) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year 2014 (data is from September 2013)
Category Transformation - see all reports for this category
Description: Disband the Audit Commission and refocus local audit on helping local people to hold councils and local public bodies to account for their spending decisions by: (a) Developing and implementing a new audit regime where all such audits will be regulated within a statutory framework, with oversight by the profession and the National Audit Office; and (b) Transferring (through outsourcing) the Commission's in-house audit practice into the private sector
DCA (RAG) Amber
DCA text: Assurance review showed good progress, however there are still a number of decisions to be taken meaning there is still considerable risk
Start date 2011-06-30
End date 2012-11-01
Schedule text Royal Assent in Jan 2014 was a key milestone on the project marking transition to the implementation phase of the programme. Delivery remains on track for delivery of local appointment of auditors from April 2017
Baseline £0.00m
Forecast £0.00m
Variance 0.00%
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Whole Life Cost £45.08m
WLCost text: No department narrative
Sourcefile IPA_2014.csv

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