Protecting the public purse

Press office

The Audit Commission’s Press Office is open from Monday to Friday between 9am-5pm and can be contacted on 0303 444 8282 or via The email inbox is regularly checked during opening hours. Enquiries will be responded to as quickly as possible.

Previously we have operated a 24 hour press office, however we are no longer able to provide an out-of-hours service, please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this causes.

We work with broadcast, national, regional and trade media to help engage our key audiences around a range of subjects, from our studies and related publications, to our statutory documents and announcements. Whether you need an informal briefing or to arrange an interview, we can help put you in touch with the right spokesperson, report author or expert in the relevant field. We can supply you with photographs of our spokespeople as well as biographies and links to published material.

National, regional, trade media enquiries

Telephone: 0303 444 8282
Press office
Audit Commission
1st Floor, Fry Building
2 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 4DF

Nick Rigg – Senior communications specialist

nick riggNick is your point of contact for media enquiries and has responsibility for delivering internal and external communications at the Audit Commission. He joined us in 2008, coming from his role as senior strategic communications manager at the National Patient Safety Agency. Prior to that, he worked for the Countrywide Porter Novelli public relations consultancy and in pharmaceutical publishing. He has specialist knowledge of communicating in the health, housing and local government sectors, developed in over sixteen-years working in the field.

Direct line: 0303 444 8284
Mobile: 07920 581190