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Service Family Accommodation
This memorandum has been prepared to support the Committee of Public Accounts’ consideration of the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD’s) provision of accommodation to its service personnel.
This memorandum has been prepared to support the Committee of Public Accounts’ consideration of the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD’s) provision of accommodation to its service personnel. It focuses on accommodation provided to service families in the UK because of recent decreases in service personnel’s satisfaction with Service Family Accommodation and the introduction of the new Combined Accommodation Assessment System to calculate charges that service families pay. It does not look at wider issues related to the MoD’s management of its estate. The memorandum is based on publicly available information and data provided to us by the MoD. This data has not been subject to a full audit. MoD has agreed the facts and their presentation.
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NHS backlogs and waiting times in England02/12/2021 14:15:00
Recovering elective and cancer care performance to the standards required will be a huge and lengthy challenge for the NHS, and there is a real risk that the waiting list for patients seeking elective care will be longer in 2025 than it is today, according to analysis from the National Audit Office (NAO).
Employment support: The Kickstart Scheme29/11/2021 14:15:00
Kickstart is a large scale intervention, designed at speed to prevent a significant rise in youth unemployment and the long term “scarring” effect this can have on young people’s life chances.
Financial sustainability of schools in England26/11/2021 14:15:00
The National Audit Office (NAO) has found that the financial health of the mainstream school system has held up well in recent years despite funding and cost pressures.
The government’s preparedness for the COVID-19 pandemic: lessons for government on risk management22/11/2021 11:15:00
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the UK’s vulnerability to an emergency that affects the whole of government, society and the economy, and the need to strengthen national resilience to prepare for future risks of this scale, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).
Managing tax debt through the pandemic17/11/2021 12:33:00
Tax debt is more than double pre-pandemic levels, and current staffing at HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is unlikely to be enough to manage the increased tax debt workload, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).
133 years for drug dealing crime group who planned to torture an 82-year-old Manchester businessman12/11/2021 16:05:00
Six men have been jailed for a total of 133 years after a National Crime Agency investigation uncovered their role in the supply of cocaine and a separate plot to torture and rob a Manchester man.
The UK border: Post UK-EU transition period08/11/2021 14:15:00
A report by the National Audit Office (NAO) has found that while the government was able to deliver an initial operating capability at the GB-EU border by the end of the transition period, much more work is needed to bring in import controls, reduce the burden on traders, and resolve the position for Northern Ireland.
HM Revenue & Customs 2020-21 Accounts05/11/2021 12:25:00
Total tax revenue fell by 4.4% in 2020-2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic according to the National Audit Office (NAO).
Investigation into supply chain finance in the NHS01/11/2021 14:15:00
Two schemes offered by Greensill Capital – an early payment scheme to community pharmacies and salary advances to employees of NHS Trusts – did not receive the expected uptake and offered no material benefits to the NHS, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).