Comes after supplier Concentrix "consistently failed to achieve more than half of its performance targets" during first year of its tax credit checks contract
Scheme delivers strong value for money and has exceeded targets, Independent Commission for Aid...
Comments from NHS England chief executive prompt former Treasury permanent secretary Nick Macpherson to warn of a "bottomless pit" on health service funding
Sir Nicholas Macpherson says his Treasury predecessor was "instrumental in pulling the country back from the brink in 1976"
But think tank warns that ministers could jeopardise its success by scaling back resourcing or attempting to widen its scope too much
Analysis by The Times finds fees paid to consultancy companies by the Department for International Development have risen sharply in the past year
Autumn Statement 2016: Hammond loosens Osborne's £3.5bn efficiency drive – but departmental cuts plan remains
Spending Review 2015 plans "will remain in place", says the new chancellor – but departments will be able to reinvest some of their 2019/20 savings
Live coverage of the build-up, announcements and reaction as chancellor Philip Hammond makes his first fiscal statement, via our colleagues on PoliticsHome.com
Researchers warn about lack of transparency over evidence behind policies announced in big fiscal events
Former top officials warn against centralisation of power with the finance ministry on eve of chancellor Philip Hammond's first Autumn Statement
Government efficiency targets have only made the financial position of NHS bodies worse, warns the National Audit Office
Public Accounts Committee move follows National Audit Office concerns over £434m “private sector support” and other costs in annual accounts
Public Accounts Committee says Concentrix debacle highlights potential for error as Universal Credit rollout continues
Financial services director moves upwards in the Treasury, and faces in-tray set to be dominated by the UK's decision to quit the European Union