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REPORT BY THE COMPTROLLER AND AUDITOR GENERAL | HC 961 Session 2005-2006 | 10 March 2006

The National Audit Office scrutinises public spending on behalf of Parliament. The Comptroller and Auditor General, Sir John Bourn, is an Officer of the House of Commons. He is the head of the National Audit Office, which employs some 800 staff. He, and the National Audit Office, are totally independent of Government. He certifies the accounts of all Government departments and a wide range of other public sector bodies; and he has statutory authority to report to Parliament on the economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which departments and other bodies have used their resources. Our work saves the taxpayer millions of pounds every year. At least £8 for every £1 spent running the Office.

The closure of MG Rover

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REPORT BY THE COMPTROLLER AND AUDITOR GENERAL | HC 961 Session 2005-2006 | 10 March 2006

ExEcuTivE SuMMAry PArT 1 This report has been prepared under Section 6 of the National Audit Act 1983 for presentation to the House of Commons in accordance with Section 9 of the Act. John Bourn Comptroller and Auditor General National Audit Office 7 March 2006 The National Audit Office study team consisted of: Craig Adams, Tim Bryant, Alan Hartnell and Si Mathavan assisted by Santosh Gora, Daisy Hodgson, Laura Hughes, Kevin Manic and Robert Pogose under the direction of Peter Gray This report can be found on the National Audit Office web site at For further information about the National Audit Office please contact: National Audit Office Press Office 157-197 Buckingham Palace Road Victoria London SW1W 9SP Tel: 020 7798 7400 Email: © National Audit Office 2006 1

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