This year’s follow-up review found that the government’s response to ICAI recommendations has been mixed, with 58% of recommendations from 2021-22 reviews adequately addressed but slower progress on issues outstanding more than a year.
Overall, taking into account the recent reviews and older outstanding issues, the government was found to be adequately addressing 43% of ICAI’s recommendations.
We followed-up on the following reviews for the first time:
Outstanding issues from last year
In addition to the new reviews listed above, we also returned to the following reviews which were rated as ‘inadequate’ in last year’s follow-up exercise:
This year’s follow-up review features two ‘learning journeys’, highlighting examples of success after ICAI’s follow-up processes:
- Applying a flexible approach to meeting the UK’s aid-spending target
- Strengthening systems for investigating reported safeguarding cases.
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