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A Home Office spokeswoman says the funding settlement is challenging but manageable and savings can be made whilst protecting frontline services.
Whitehall's spending watchdog says planned cuts by police forces fall £500 million short of the savings needed.
The National Audit Office says the Home Office has improved financial management over the last three years and is delivering value for money in terms of exercising financial control over its core business activities.
A Home Office spokeswoman says that at a time of reducing budgets, they're working to ensure they get the best value from every pound spent on protecting the public.
National Audit Office says Theresa May's department needs to do more to increase confidence that savings are being made in the right areas. It says business areas within the Home Office haven't fully considered efficiency and effectiveness when evaluating where cuts should be made.
Planned cuts by police forces fall £500 million short of the savings needed, Whitehall's spending watchdog has warned.
The National Audit Office (NAO) said two-thirds of police forces across England and Wales have not made enough cuts and will not meet their savings targets.