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Report on the Ministry of Employment’s data on resource programmes (employment initiative)
The report concerns the effort made by the ministry to procure data for ongoing monitoring and evaluation of resource programmes. Cross-sectoral resource programmes were introduced in connection with the reform of the early-retirement and flexjob schemes in 2013. They combine services provided within the employment, social and health sectors and ...
Report on the delayed Signalling programme
The report concerns the Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing’s management of the Signalling programme for deployment of new signalling systems on the S-Bane (greater Copenhagen area network) in 2018 and on the main national railway lines in 2021. In October 2016, the ministry established that the Signalling programme was delayed by up to three years – to 2021 and 2023, respectively.
Report on the Danish Tax Appeals Agency’s case-processing times and productivity
The purpose of the study is to determine whether the Ministry of Taxation’s establishment of the Tax Appeals Agency has led to more efficient case processing. he purpose of the study is to determine whether the Ministry of Taxation’s establishment of the Tax Appeals Agency has led to more efficient case processing.
Report on the Danish customs and tax authorities’ (SKAT) control of claims for VAT refunds
SKAT paid DKK 235 billion to taxpayers reclaiming negative VAT in 2015, which corresponds to just under 25 per cent of the government’s total revenue from taxes and fees. The Ministry of Taxation has overall responsibility for SKAT’s effective and efficient administration of taxes, including VAT refunds.
Report on the Danish government’s tendering of IT operations and maintenance
The purpose of the study is to examine and assess whether the government institutions have done enough to avoid becoming dependent on specific IT suppliers when tendering IT operations and maintenance services. Rigsrevisionen initiated the study in February 2016 at the request of the Danish Public Accounts Committee.
Report on management of IT security in systems outsourced to external suppliers
This report concerns a number of government authorities’ management of IT security in systems that have been outsourced to external suppliers. The report adopts a forward-looking perspective and makes recommendations for improving the authorities’ management of IT security in relation to the outsourced systems.
Report on efforts directed at patients with acquired brain injury
This report concerns the Ministry of Health’s activities to support cohesion and quality in efforts directed at patients with acquired brain injury. The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Ministry of Health has supported cohesion and quality in the training services provided to patients with brain injury.
Report on hospital physicians’ dual practice
The purpose of the study is to examine whether the regions ensure that hospital physicians’ dual practice is compatible with their work at the hospitals and in accordance with the requirements of the agreement on duty of notification and other rules and regulations in the area.
Report on the regional TV 2 stations
The Danish regional TV 2 stations are required to produce regional news for television, internet and other platforms in compliance with the wishes of the audiences and the requirements defined in the public-service contracts that the regions enter with the Ministry of Culture. The purpose of the study is to assess the transparency in the activities of the regional stations and the extent to which the Ministry of Culture is fulfilling its duties as holder of the contracts with the regional stations.
Who audits who?
Rigsrevisionen audits public spending on behalf of the Danish parliament and seeks to strengthen the accountability of public administration to the benefit of the citizens. We audit the government accounts and financial statements of publicly funded enterprises, and verify the legality and effective use of public funds. We conduct our audits in compliance with the Danish standards for public-sector auditing.