1 Mar 2023

Rachel Reeves on Labour’s plan for ‘an office for value for money’

Covid fraud and the billions wasted on unused or faulty PPE while Matt Hancock was health secretary are at the top of the Labour party’s justifications for wanting to create an ‘office for value for money’, which could check spending before it happens, not just after like the National Audit Office.

The week the party unveiled its plan for the economy, Krishnan spoke to shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves earlier – and asked if a value for money office was really a political gimmick.