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UK National Audit Office continues partnership with UKOTs on performance audit

The UK National Audit Office (NAO) is continuing to provide support on performance audit to UK Overseas Territories (UKOT) with external audit offices. Following a consultation, in which all external audit offices across the UKOTs identified the need...

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UKOTP Oversight of Public Finances Forum 2019

The 2nd Forum of the UK Overseas Territories Project led by CPA UK in partnership with the UK National Audit Office (NAO) and the Government Internal Audit Agency (GIAA) will bring together key stakeholders from PACs, Internal and External Audit offi...

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Overseas Territories represented at Westminster Seminar on Effective Parliaments

Representatives from the Cayman Islands, St Helena, Falklands Islands, Montserrat and Turks & Caicos Islands are participating in this week's Westminster Seminar on Effective Parliament's. The UK Overseas Territories Project has funded three plac...

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UK Overseas Territories Project Annual Review (2017-18)

Over the past year, the UK Overseas Territories Project has engaged with a multitude of stakeholders, ranging from parliamentarians, parliamentary staff and Clerks, to internal and external auditors across nine UK Overseas Territories.

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Caro Tomlinson on her secondment with Turks & Caicos PAC

Before I went to the Turks and Caicos Islands for the two-week clerk attachment, I had an opportunity to discuss the particular topics to be addressed with the Chair of the PAC, the Honourable Akierra Missick MP. Although I knew of the CPA UK’s pro...

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Fay Bowen on her secondment with St Helana PAC

CPA UK’s project to strengthen financial oversight and scrutiny across the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) was launched just over year ago. It aims to facilitate improving the effectiveness of Public Accounts Committees (PACs) by sharing knowledge ...

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Report on St Helena PAC Visit to UK Parliament

CPA UK organised a programme focusing on public financial scrutiny and oversight for the Public Accounts Committee of the St Helena Legislative Council. In November 2017, the Chair, Vice Chair, Members and Clerk met with their counterparts and other ...

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Northern Ireland clerk on his secondment to Montserrat Public Accounts Committee

Jim McManus - Clerk of the Committee for Finance in the Northern Irish Assembly - undertook a secondment to the Montserrat PAC. He shares his experiences below. Montserrat has some strong connections to Ireland which arise from a variety of histor...

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PRESS: Montserrat Public Accounts Committee Launches Inquiry into Outsourcing Cleaning Contracts

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has launched an inquiry into the outsourcing of public service cleaning services by the Government of Montserrat.

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Report on Gibraltar Member Visit to UK Parliament

CPA UK organised a programme to support Members of Parliament from the Government and Opposition in enhancing their oversight role, supporting effective financial scrutiny outside of the framework of a PAC. The programme shared approaches between the...

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