National Audit Office United Kingdom

NAO watchdog finds £720m of public money was blown on staff who had “little to do”.
National Audit Office reveals secret "high priority" channel for companies recommended by MPs, peers and ministers' offices.
Exclusive: Labour has formally requested a probe into emergency tenders that bypassed competition rules
The Cabinet Office appeared to have lost track of 50% of the consultancy costs.
The target for non-urgent treatment has not been met since 2016.
Just 38% of claimants could sign up on their first try using the system, the National Audit Office found.
The transport secretary is under-fire for Brexit contracts and the part-privatisation of probation services.
Councils say planners are doing "an incredible job with limited resources".
The NAO warned financial pressures could derail Theresa May's long-term plan for the health service.