New oversight body 'dead in the water' without legislation

By Dan Peters | 23 September 2020

Sir Tony Redmond’s proposals for a new audit oversight body are ‘dead in the water’ unless the Government devotes some legislative time, a former Section 151 officer has warned.

Chris Buss, who was director of finance and deputy chief executive at Wandsworth LBC for 11 years, said: ‘I wouldn’t have thought it was particularly high up on the Government’s radar given it was initiated by the previous secretary of state [James Brokenshire].’

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