Improving Spending Control
23 April 2012
Faced with an unprecedented fiscal challenge, the Government has taken tough decisions to reduce Britain’s largest ever peacetime deficit.
To ensure that those plans are delivered, the Government has set out a new, more robust framework for strengthening and improving spending control.
Improving Spending Control explains this new framework and how it will be supported by incentives and penalties. The full document can be downloaded below.
Departments, devolved administrations, and their arms-length bodies will be required to monitor and manage information about spending more effectively and improve the skills needed to deliver their spending plans.
They will be required to share that information with the Treasury on a regular and consistent basis. Those with good financial management will be given more freedom while those with bad management will be subject to more Treasury control.
This document sits alongside, and is consistent with:
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