Significant numbers of people using the Government’s Help to Buy equity loan scheme in England would have been able to purchase a home anyway, according to a spending watchdog.
National Audit Office
Regulation to ensure food safety is showing “signs of strain” as local authorities cut staff and delay checks, a spending watchdog has found.
Netflix could drive up BBC spending as the broadcaster attempts to tackle its pay bill, a report has found.
A “critical” overhaul of the communications network used by Britain’s emergency services is likely to be hit by further delays and cost £3.1bn more than the original budget.
The Government is likely to miss its 2020 housing target by at least five years, a watchdog has said.
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.
The decommissioning sector is on track to cut costs by 35% by the year 2035, according to a new report.
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.