DTI report on audit

Patricia Hewitt, trade and industry secretary, will address the House of Commons early this afternoon, outlining the results of a year-long inquiry into the UK accounting profession.

She is likely to recommend some significant changes to the industry.

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The speech is expected to commence at 12:30pm.

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