A critical moment for public audit

18 Feb 15

This is a critical moment for public audit, writes Margaret Hodge. In the UK and internationally the challenges facing the public sector are enormous. Soaring demand for services, rising demographic pressures, and the continuing climate of austerity have squeezed budgets as never before. In response to these pressures, governments have looked to new ways of delivering essential services, some of them more successful than others.

  • Margaret Hodge

    Margaret Hodge is a former chair of the Public Accounts Committee. She has been Labour MP for Barking since 1994 and was a government minister from 1998 to 2010

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