NAO to probe one-off Government funding pots

By Dan Peters | 27 January 2020

The National Audit Office (NAO) is to probe the effect of the Government’s shift towards one-off and short-term funding initiatives.

Announcing a new inquiry, the NAO suggested forcing councils to apply for funding streams outside the main local government financial settlement and to then report back on how it has been used could ‘undermine strategic planning and create risks to value for money’.

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