The Government has failed to deliver any of its promised tens of thousands of new “starter homes” despite setting aside more than £2 billion for the project, the Whitehall spending watchdog has said.
National Audit Office
NHS England has pledged to ramp up its efforts to stem falling vaccination rates after a report criticised the “inconsistent” current system.
Ministers still have a “significant amount” of work to do to ensure the continued supply of vital medicines to the NHS in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the Whitehall spending watchdog has warned.
Netflix could drive up BBC spending as the broadcaster attempts to tackle its pay bill, a report has found.
The Ministry of Defence has been condemned for a “dismal” failure to dispose of obsolete nuclear-powered submarines.
An MP has suggested the BBC could have flown a plane into Albert Square to save money on an EastEnders set rebuild estimated to cost around £86 million.
A BBC project to rebuild the set of EastEnders is expected to cost £27 million more than planned, sparking concerns over licence fee payers’ value for money.
The UK’s public spending watchdog has branded the Ministry of Defence’s plan for buying new equipment “unaffordable”, with a £7 billion shortfall identified over the next ten years.
A plan to replace axed soldiers with reservists is running six years behind schedule and could backfire by costing more, a scathing report has claimed.