Computer Weekly to be featured on Channel 4's Dispatches

Computer Weekly's offices feature in a political documentary to be broadcast tonight on at 8pm Channel 4.

Computer Weekly's offices feature in a political documentary to be broadcast tonight on at 8pm Channel 4.

In the documentary, "Nice Work If You Can Get It", author and broadcast journalist Peter Oborne examines whether a new political class is putting its own interests above those of the electorate, and acting out its own agendas free of scrutiny.

The Dispatches programme asked Computer Weekly's executive editor Tony Collins about the role of the National Audit Office, which scrutinizes government spending and is supposed to be free of political interference.

In 1780 Commissioners for Auditing the Public Accounts were appointed by statute, and today's equivalent, the National Audit Office, enjoys an independence affirmed by its being answerable only to Parliament, not to ministers.

But Computer Weekly provided evidence to Dispatches that the National Audit Office was not always free of government pressure.




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