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Public Accounts Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Public Accounts Committee examines the value for money of Government projects, programmes and service delivery. Drawing on the work of the National Audit Office the Committee holds government officials to account for the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of public spending.

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These pages only show information for this committee from the start of 2020 onwards. Earlier information can be found on the previous version of the UK Parliament website.

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44 current inquiries

Inquiries allow committees to consider oral and written evidence on a particular topic. They usually result in the publication of a report.

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Emergency Services Network
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 12 March 2023
Opened 3 February 2023
Alcohol treatment services
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 20 February 2023
Opened 30 January 2023
Decarbonising the power sector
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 13 March 2023
Opened 30 January 2023
AEA Technology Pension Case
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 5 March 2023
Opened 20 January 2023
Education Recovery in Schools
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 27 February 2023
Opened 20 January 2023
Supporting investments in the UK
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 26 February 2023
Opened 20 January 2023
Timeliness of local auditor reporting
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 6 March 2023
Opened 20 January 2023
Performance of the UK Security Vetting service
Opened 19 January 2023
DHSC Annual Report and Accounts 2021-22
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 20 February 2023
Opened 18 January 2023
Energy Bills Support
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 19 February 2023
Opened 18 January 2023
DCMS: Broadband, Gambling and Unboxed
Opened 13 January 2023
DLUHC: Homes data, Local economic growth, Local Government funding settlement
Opened 13 January 2023
NAO Main Estimate 2023-2024
Opened 13 January 2023
Restoration and Renewal Recall
Opened 13 January 2023
BBC Digital
Opened 28 November 2022
Government Shared Services
Opened 28 November 2022
Managing tax compliance following the pandemic
Opened 28 November 2022
Tackling Defra’s ageing digital services
Opened 28 November 2022
BEIS Annual Report & Accounts
Opened 8 November 2022
Investigation into the UK Passport Office
Opened 8 November 2022
MoD Equipment Plan 2022-2032
Opened 8 November 2022
Digital Services Tax
Opened 31 October 2022
Managing NHS backlogs & waiting times
Opened 31 October 2022
Progress combatting fraud
Opened 31 October 2022
The Restart Scheme for long-term unemployed people
Opened 31 October 2022
COVID-19 Employment Support Schemes
Opened 14 October 2022
The Defence digital strategy
Report:
Published
On 3 February 2023
Govt. response:
Due by
On 3 April 2023
Opened 14 October 2022
Driving licence backlogs at the DVLA
Opened 13 October 2022
Creation of the UK Infrastructure Bank
Report:
Published
On 25 January 2023
Govt. response:
Due by
On 25 March 2023
Opened 12 October 2022
Supporting vulnerable adolescents
Opened 12 October 2022
Introducing Integrated Care Systems
Opened 30 September 2022
Developing workforce skills for a strong economy
Report:
Published
On 14 December 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 14 February 2023
Opened 6 September 2022
The Affordable Homes Programme since 2015
Report:
Published
On 7 December 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 7 February 2023
Opened 19 August 2022
Evaluating innovation projects in children’s social care
Report:
Published
On 23 November 2022
Govt. response:
Overdue
Since 23 January 2023
Opened 26 July 2022
Grassroots participation in sport and physical activity
Report:
Published
On 8 January 2023
Govt. response:
Due by
On 8 March 2023
Opened 26 July 2022
HMRC Annual Report and Accounts 21-22
Report:
Published
On 11 January 2023
Govt. response:
Due by
On 11 March 2023
Opened 26 July 2022
Managing central government property
Report:
Published
On 21 December 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 21 February 2023
Opened 26 July 2022
Department for Work and Pensions Accounts 2021-22
Report:
Published
On 9 November 2022
Govt. response:
Overdue
Since 9 January 2023
Opened 9 June 2022
Housing Recall
Opened 9 June 2022
Improving the Accounting Officer Assessment Process
Report:
Published
On 30 November 2022
Govt. response:
Overdue
Since 30 January 2023
Opened 9 June 2022
Measuring and reporting public sector greenhouse gas emissions
Report:
Published
On 2 November 2022
Govt. response:
Overdue
Since 2 January 2023
Opened 9 June 2022
Redevelopment of Defra’s animal health infrastructure
Report:
Published
On 16 November 2022
Govt. response:
Overdue
Since 16 January 2023
Opened 9 June 2022
Regulation of energy suppliers
Report:
Published
On 13 November 2022
Govt. response:
Overdue
Since 13 January 2023
Opened 9 June 2022
NAO Estimates 2022-23
Opened 17 January 2022

Latest publications

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Thirty-Sixth Report - The Defence digital strategy
Inquiry The Defence digital strategy
Committees Public Accounts Committee
HC 727
Report
Sir John Benger KCB, Clerk, House at House of Common, re Asbestos update, dated 1 February 2023
Inquiry Restoration and Renewal Recall
Committees Public Accounts Committee
Correspondence
Joint correspondence from Sir John Benger KCB, Clerk, House at House of Common, David Goldstone CBE, Chief Executive, Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Delivery Authority, Simon Burton, Clerk of the Parliaments, House of Lords House of Lords and Dr Patsy Richards, Interim Chief Executive, Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Sponsor Body, re R&R update, dated 30 January 2023
Inquiry Restoration and Renewal Recall
Committees Public Accounts Committee
Correspondence

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