From New Zealand to Wales – Reflections on working for wellbeing

Ann Webster, Assistant Auditor-General, Research and Development, visited the Wales Audit Office during a recent holiday to share thoughts and ideas on integrated reporting. As we pulled up to the railway station, the taxi driver asked me what I had thought of Cardiff.  “Loved it,” I answered without hesitation. Visiting Wales, for a New Zealander,…

What really scares you?

Mike Palmer, Sustainable Development Manager, talks to us about the “Wales We Want” report and the impact of the Well-being of Future Generations Bill is going to have on the Wales Audit Office as it gets closer to becoming law. It’s been an eventful journey. From day one of the first consultation to where we…

Who is keeping our towns healthy – The often unseen but important role of environmental health

This report (Delivering with less – the impact on environmental health services and citizens) is the first in a series that are going to look at how councils are coping with the increasing demands to ‘Deliver with less’ and it’s something that we are keen to look at further.  In this report we found that…