Ministry was 'blind' to council investment risks, says PAC

By Heather Jameson | 13 July 2020

Ministers have been blind to the risk of commercial investments by councils, Parliament’s spending watchdog has claimed.

Chair of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Meg Hillier, said the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) ‘did not even bother’ to keep track of investments.

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