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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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39 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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Defra’s management of infrastructure to protect against animal health outbreaks
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 6 July 2022
Opened 9 June 2022
Department for Work and Pensions Accounts 2021-22
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 13 July 2022
Opened 9 June 2022
Housing Recall
Opened 9 June 2022
Improving the Accounting Officer Assessment Process
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 11 July 2022
Opened 9 June 2022
Measuring and reporting public sector greenhouse gas emissions
Opened 9 June 2022
Regulation of energy suppliers
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 4 July 2022
Opened 9 June 2022
DCMS Recall (Broadband & Gambling Update)
Opened 6 June 2022
MoD recall
Opened 6 June 2022
Tackling local air quality breaches
Opened 6 June 2022
Regulation after EU Exit
Opened 20 May 2022
Electronic Monitoring programme
Opened 19 May 2022
Government actions to combat waste crime
Opened 19 May 2022
Secure training centres and secure schools
Opened 26 April 2022
Whole of Government Accounts
Opened 26 April 2022
DfE Recall: SEND Review, Schools White Paper and the National Tuition Programme
Opened 25 April 2022
Government’s contracts with Randox Laboratories Ltd
Opened 25 April 2022
Managing cross-border travel during the COVID-19 pandemic
Opened 25 April 2022
High Speed 2: 2022 Spring Update
Opened 22 March 2022
British Steel Pension Scheme
Opened 15 March 2022
Management of PPE Contracts
Opened 15 March 2022
Police uplift programme
Opened 15 March 2022
MoD Equipment Plan 2021-31
Report:
Published
On 11 May 2022
Govt. response:
Published
On 22 June 2022
Opened 21 February 2022
DHSC Annual Reports and Accounts 2020-21
Report:
Published
On 10 June 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 10 August 2022
Opened 1 February 2022
Armoured Vehicles
Report:
Published
On 3 June 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 3 August 2022
Opened 26 January 2022
Restoration and renewal of Parliament
Report:
Published
On 29 June 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 29 August 2022
Opened 26 January 2022
Roll out of the COVID:19 vaccine programme
Opened 26 January 2022
NAO Estimates 2022-23
Opened 17 January 2022
BEIS Annual Report & Accounts 2020-21
Report:
Published
On 18 May 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 18 July 2022
Opened 12 January 2022
Child Maintenance
Report:
Published
On 22 June 2022
Govt. response:
Overdue
Since
Opened 12 January 2022
Financial sustainability of the higher education sector in England
Report:
Published
On 15 June 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 15 August 2022
Opened 12 January 2022
Future of the Advanced Gas-cooled Reactors
Report:
Published
On 20 May 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 20 July 2022
Opened 12 January 2022
Lessons from implementing IR35 reforms
Report:
Published
On 25 May 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 25 July 2022
Opened 12 January 2022
Supporting local economic growth
Report:
Published
On 8 June 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 8 August 2022
Opened 12 January 2022
Use of evaluation and financial modelling in Government
Report:
Published
On 27 May 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 27 July 2022
Opened 12 January 2022
BBC efficiencies and reform
Opened 8 December 2021
Improving outcomes for women in the criminal justice system
Report:
Published
On 28 April 2022
Govt. response:
Overdue
Since 28 June 2022
Opened 8 December 2021
Regulation of private renting
Report:
Published
On 13 April 2022
Govt. response:
Overdue
Since 13 June 2022
Opened 8 December 2021
Bounce Back Loans Scheme: Follow-up
Report:
Published
On 27 April 2022
Govt. response:
Overdue
Since 27 June 2022
Opened 26 November 2021
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities recall (Homelessness and housing)
Opened 22 September 2021

Latest publications

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Correspondence from Greg Jackson, CEO and Founder, re e National Audit Office’s report into the energy supply market, dated 23 June 2022
Correspondence
Tenth Report - Restoration and Renewal of Parliament
Inquiry Restoration and renewal of Parliament
Committees Public Accounts Committee
HC 49
Report
Correspondence from Sir Chris Wormald, Permanent Secretary, Department of Health and Social Care, re TM96 – Adult Health Screening 2017-2019, dated 17 June 2022
Correspondence

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