Wednesday, 22 June 2011

Equality and Human Rights Commission criticised by National Audit Office

The troubled Equality and Human Rights Commission has been criticised for overpaying staff.

The National Audit Office found the Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) had breached Government pay guidelines by £570,000.

The disclosures came as auditors refused to sign off the EHRC’s accounts for for the third year in succession.

They criticised the quango for ‘irregular expenditure’ – and found it had spent more than £1.5 million of taxpayers’ money without authorisation.

My comment: Yet another watchdog not fit for purpose.  If the government are as short of money as they assert why are they wasting so much of it on all these useless quangos?

Read the full story from the source Mail on Line

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