The body said that when good research is conducted, the information is not conveyed very well within Whitehall or outside. It also pointed out that much of the work that is undertaken could be much better focused.
Some research departments also had difficulty in telling the NAO who used their research, internally or externally.
The amount of money spent on such research is also under debate as the NAO said there was ‘uncertainty about the calculation and reporting of research and development budgets’.
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