We have consulted with DJR, DTF, G4S and GEO, and we considered their views when reaching our audit conclusions. As required by section 16(3) of the Audit Act 1994, we gave a draft copy of this report, or relevant extracts, to those agencies and asked for their submissions and comments. We also provided a copy of the report to DPC.
Responsibility for the accuracy, fairness and balance of those comments rests solely with the agency head.
Responses were received as follows:
RESPONSE provided by the Secretary, DJR
RESPONSE provided by the Secretary, DTF
RESPONSE provided by the Managing Director, G4S
RESPONSE provided by the Managing Director, GEO