The Department for Education has been severely reprimanded by the National Audit Office for failing to properly account for spending by academies.
The DfE has just published its accounts for 2014-15, nine months after every other government department.
The NAO says there is a level of “misstatement and uncertainty” that means the truth and fairness of the accounts cannot be verified.
The DfE says academies are subject to a “rigorous system of accountability”.
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