Government's national approach criticised by top auditor

By Dan Peters | 23 June 2020

A top auditor has heavily criticised the Government’s ‘national approach’ to the coronavirus response.

Executive leader for local services at the National Audit Office (NAO), Abdool Kara, said the Government had taken a ‘central command and control approach’ to the likes of test and trace, personal protective equipment (PPE) and shielding.

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