October 23, 2017
Minister Osborne Responds to Auditor General’s Update Report
The Auditor General today released his annual Update Report, which provides the status of recommendations made during a previous Report to the House of Assembly.
This year’s update focuses on the January 2014 Report to the House of Assembly, which included 79 recommendations for 11 government departments or agencies. Government has implemented 92 per cent of these recommendations either fully or partially.
A full breakdown of the recommendations and their status is provided in the backgrounder below.
“I would like to thank the Auditor General for providing an update on the January 2014 Report to the House of Assembly. As a government that prides itself on evidence-based decision making, we value the Auditor General’s counsel on matters of importance to the public. Significant progress has been made on these recommendations, and we continue to work to improve outcomes for the people of this province.”
Honourable Tom Osborne
Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board
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Auditor General’s January 2014 Report to the House of Assembly – www.ag.gov.nl.ca/ag/reports.htm
Summary of Report Items by Department
|Department||Number of Original Recommendations||Fully Implemented or Otherwise Resolved||Partially Implemented||Not Implemented|
|Executive Council – Contracted and Chartered Air Services||1||1||0||0|
|Fisheries and Land Resources - Cranberry Industry Support||8||7||1||0|
|Fisheries and Land Resources – Contracted and Chartered Air Services||1||1||0||0|
|Health and Community Services - Fee for Service Physicians Audit Process||10||8||2||0|
|Justice and Public Safety - Fines Administration||8||1||7||0|
|Legislature – Contracted and Chartered Air Services||1||1||0||0|
|Municipal Affairs and Environment – Waste Management Strategy||5||2||3||0|
|Municipal Affairs and Environment – Contracted and Chartered Air Services||1||1||0||0|
|Natural Resources - Oil Royalty Monitoring||3||2||0||1|
|Natural Resources - Contracted and Chartered Air Services||1||1||0||0|
|Service NL – Waste Management Strategy||1||1||0||0|
|Transportation and Works - Bridge Inspection Monitoring||10||1||4||5|
|Transportation and Works - Contracted and Chartered Air Services||7||6||1||0|
|Eastern Regional Health Authority||19||10||9||0|
|Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Waste Management Strategy||3||2||1||0|
2017 10 23 4:40 p.m.