Corporate report

Department for Work and Pensions accounting officer system statement

The accountability framework for the Department for Work and Pensions.


DWP accounting officer system statement

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The accounting officer statement includes:

  • a statement of the accounting officer’s responsibilities

  • a diagram showing all parts of the system

  • the responsibilities within the core department

  • DWP relationships with arm’s length bodies

  • information about local funding arrangements

  • details about grants to private and voluntary sector bodies, and third party delivery partnerships

  • major contracts and outsourced services information

Published 29 August 2017
Last updated 7 October 2019 + show all updates
  1. Replaced 'DWP accounting officer system statement' attachment with an updated version.
  2. Changed name of accounting officer from Robert Devereux to Peter Schofield.
  3. First published.