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National Audit Office

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UK organization monitoring public spending an independent nongovernmental body in the United Kingdom that examines public spending. The NAO audits the accounts of government agencies and departments, reporting back to Parliament with the results. An officer of the House of Commons, the Comptroller and Auditor General, runs the NAO. It has offices in London, Newcastle, Cardiff, and Blackpool.

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Definitions of ’National Audit Office’ and meaning of ’National Audit Office’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’National Audit Office’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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