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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.

Taxation | Education | Health and Social Care

For information about the work of committees before 2020 please go to inquiries before 2020 and publications before 2020. For information on former committees before 2020, please visit former committees.

24 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: Spring 2020 update
Opened 10 February 2020
High Speed 2: Spring 2020 update
Report:
Published
On 17 May 2020
Opened 10 February 2020
Support for children with special educational needs and disabilities
Report:
Published
On 6 May 2020
Opened 10 February 2020
Defence Nuclear Infrastructure
Report:
Published
On 13 May 2020
Opened 10 February 2020
University technical colleges
Report:
Published
On 10 June 2020
Govt. response:
Published
On 22 July 2020
Opened 10 February 2020
EU Exit: Get ready for Brexit Campaign
Report:
Published
On 3 June 2020
Opened 5 March 2020
Gambling regulation: problem gambling and protecting vulnerable people
Report:
Published
On 28 June 2020
Govt. response:
Published
On 13 July 2020
Opened 17 April 2020
Local authority commercial investment
Report:
Published
On 13 July 2020
Opened 17 April 2020
NHS capital expenditure and financial management
Report:
Published
On 8 July 2020
Govt. response:
Published
On 22 July 2020
Opened 5 May 2020
Defence Capability and the Equipment Plan 2019-29
Report:
Published
On 15 July 2020
Opened 19 May 2020
Water supply and demand management
Report:
Published
On 10 July 2020
Opened 20 May 2020
Management of tax reliefs
Report:
Published
On 20 July 2020
Opened 27 May 2020
Whole of Government Response to COVID-19
Report:
Published
On 23 July 2020
Opened 4 June 2020
Readying the NHS and social care for the COVID-19 peak
Report:
Published
On 29 July 2020
Opened 4 June 2020
Improving the prison estate
Opened 4 June 2020
Progress in remediating dangerous cladding
Opened 15 June 2020
Immigration Enforcement
Opened 15 June 2020
NHS nursing workforce
Opened 15 June 2020
Restoration and renewal
Opened 23 June 2020
Tackling the tax gap
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 27 August 2020
Opened 27 July 2020
Department for Work and Pensions Accounts 2019-20
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 14 September 2020
Opened 27 July 2020
Selecting towns for the Towns Fund
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 10 September 2020
Opened 27 July 2020
Digital Transformation in the NHS
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 9 September 2020
Opened 27 July 2020
Government support for UK exporters
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 3 September 2020
Opened 27 July 2020

Latest publications

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Fourteenth Report: Readying the NHS and social care for the COVID-19 peak
Inquiry Readying the NHS and social care for the COVID-19 peak
Committees Public Accounts Committee
HC 405
Report
Thirteenth Report: Whole of Government Response to COVID-19
Inquiry Whole of Government Response to COVID-19
Committees Public Accounts Committee
HC 404
Report
Corresp - Home Office - Letter in response to the Committee's report on ransforming courts and tribunals: progress review report - 200407
HC 27
Correspondence

Contact us

  • Email: pubaccom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 3273 (General enquiries). For all media inquiries please contact Jessica Bridges Palmer bridgespalmerj@parliament.uk / 07917488489
  • Address: Public Accounts Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA