the Audit Commission

the Audit Commission
the Audit Commission UK US noun
a public organization that is responsible for checking the work and finances of local government in England and Wales: »

Research conducted by the Audit Commission found that 94% of councils charge for personal care.

Compare AUDIT OFFICE(Cf. ↑audit office)

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