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Alternatives to the involvement of state owned enterprises in energy transition inadequately studied
The Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy has not adequately explained why he is charging the state owned enterprises ...
BES islands: poor insight into special purpose grants
Parliament receives incomplete or inadequate information from the Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK) and the ...
Multiyear forecasts not up to date or correct
The Netherlands Court of Audit concludes from an audit of five cases that multiyear forecasts in the ministries’ budgets are ...
Using visuals in audits – an online course by auditors, for auditors
The Netherlands Court of Audit developed an online course, Visuals in Audits, to be used by auditors of Supreme Audit ...
Drinking water aquifers inadequately protected against geothermal risks
The government inadequately protects drinking water aquifers against the risks of drilling for geothermal energy. In the ...
COVID-19 pandemic putting democratic scrutiny under pressure
Regularity at issue The COVID-19 pandemic has left its mark on both society and public finances. The government spent €29 billion ...
Integrated report 2020 of the Netherlands Court of Audit
For the second year in succession the Netherlands Court of Audit published an integrated report on Accountability Day. Integrated ...
Operational effectiveness of the AIVD and MIVD under pressure
Little thought for implementation during preparation of the Intelligence and Security Services Act 2017 Preparation and ...
Ministries rarely propose terminating existing policy
Little improvement in insight into impact of government policy Ministries invest a lot of energy in initiatives to increase ...
Tax and Customs Administration can improve quality of ruling files
Audit of measures to prevent tax avoidance The Netherlands Court of Audit has found that 58 rulings issued by the Tax and Customs ...