The National Audit Office is carrying out an investigation looking at three PFI waste incinerator projects to gain insight into the role of Defra in promoting value for money. Under its Waste Infrastructure Delivery Programme, the Department has allocated £3.5bn in grants to 28 local authorities for waste infrastructure projects. This is just one of the many reviews on structures. and the plans of parliament. The many topics reviewed are varied and provided useful scrutiny of what is going on in the world.

Due to the 2010 Spending Review, budget cuts have been made to maintenance of the road network. These are to be examine whether the Department for Transport and the Highways Agency have delivered their planned savings of around £1.2 billion in respect of national and local road maintenance.

In April 2014, the 151 local health and wellbeing boards, which were established in April 2013, will submit final plans on how they will spend the £3.8 billion Better Care Fund from April 2015. The NAO will examine how well placed boards are to make the most of the Better Care Fund to encourage integration of health

In February 2013, the National Audit Office published a review of the UK Cyber Security Strategy, indicating Government’s plans to implement the National Cyber Security Programme with £860m of funding until 2015-16. Following this review and the Public Accounts Committee’s subsequent evidence session, the Committee asked the NAO to provide an update on how this was progressing.
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