Policy paper

DfT: accountability system statement

Explaining the Department for Transport (DfT) accounting officer relationships and responsibilities.


Accountability system statement

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Sets out the:

  • accountability relationships
  • processes

within the DfT, making clear who is accountable for what at all levels.

Published 24 September 2012
Last updated 12 October 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated to cover all of the relevant accountability relationships within the department, including relationships with arm’s length bodies and third party delivery partners.
  2. Updated the Accounting Officer System Statement September 2015.
  3. First published.