Treasury rapped over knuckles for sloppy paperwork

Treasury rapped over knuckles for sloppy paperwork
Paul McBeth
Treasury secretary Caralee McLeish says a lack of documentation led to its ticking off in an internal audit because it couldn’t show good procurement practices.The government’s chief financial adviser was grilled by National MP Nicola Willis at Parliament’s finance and expenditure select committee this week over its embarrassing failures, given the Public Finance Act tasks the Treasury with maintaining systems to offer reasonable assurance public money is used properly and transactions recorded appropriately.McLeish told MPs a...

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