Annual Reports

NA: Oliver Morley, the newly appointed Chief Executive and Keeper, The National Archives, has launched the new Business Plan for 2011-2015 entitled For the Record.  For Good.
Press release
 
CQC: In the years leading up to the implementation of the Health and Social Care Act 2008, health & social care services have improved, says CQC in its latest State of Care report. The Care Quality Commission has published its second annual report to Parliament on the state of health care & adult social care in England. CQC will publish later this year a further report which looks at health & social care after registration under Health and Social Care Act 2008.
Press release ~ Patient Association response
 
FSA: The Food Standards Agency has published its updated Strategy to 2015: Safer food for the nation.  The strategy sets out 6 outcomes that the FSA will work towards to ensure that food is safe and that consumers can continue to have trust & confidence in the food they buy and eat.  
Press release
 
NAO: The spending cuts made by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 2009-10, mainly in response to exchange rate pressures, provided an early experience of the challenges the Department will face in cutting its core expenditure by 10% as a result of the 2010 Spending Review. The Department rose to the challenge of making the 2009-10 cuts.  However, they were a short-term response to the immediate problem of a forecast budget shortfall of £72m.
Press release
 
OFT: Making markets work well for consumers and helping to drive economic growth are central OFT priorities for the next 12 months, as set out in its Annual Plan 2011 - 2012. The OFT plans to achieve this through continued high impact consumer & competition enforcement, alongside influencing the behaviour of consumers, businesses and Government - making full use of its combined consumer & competition tools.
Press release
 
OfstedChildren’s Rights Director, Dr Roger Morgan, has published the third annual Children’s care monitor report, giving children’s assessment of social care in England in 2010. The report is a unique annual report of children’s views who are in care or living away from home

It looks at issues that children see as important, which they want to be checked every year including: keeping safe, bullying, having a say in what happens, making complaints & suggestions, education, and care planning for people being looked after in care.
Press release
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