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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 CareThe UK Government response to the covid-19 pandemic

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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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43 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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BBC Digital
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 2 January 2023
Opened 28 November 2022
Government Shared Services
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 8 January 2023
Opened 28 November 2022
Managing tax compliance following the pandemic
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 16 January 2023
Opened 28 November 2022
Tackling Defra’s ageing digital services
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 9 January 2023
Opened 28 November 2022
BEIS Annual Report & Accounts
Opened 8 November 2022
Investigation into the UK Passport Office
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 11 December 2022
Opened 8 November 2022
MoD Equipment Plan 2022-2032
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 4 December 2022
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
Written evidence:
Accepting
Deadline 3 December 2022
Opened 31 October 2022
COVID-19 Employment Support Schemes
Opened 14 October 2022
The Defence digital strategy
Opened 14 October 2022
Driving licence backlogs at the DVLA
Opened 13 October 2022
Creation of the UK Infrastructure Bank
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
Opened 6 September 2022
The Affordable Homes Programme since 2015
Opened 19 August 2022
Evaluating innovation projects in children’s social care
Report:
Published
On 23 November 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 23 January 2023
Opened 26 July 2022
Grassroots participation in sport and physical activity
Opened 26 July 2022
HMRC Annual Report and Accounts 21-22
Opened 26 July 2022
Managing central government property
Opened 26 July 2022
Department for Work and Pensions Accounts 2021-22
Report:
Published
On 9 November 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 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:
Due by
On 30 January 2023
Opened 9 June 2022
Measuring and reporting public sector greenhouse gas emissions
Report:
Published
On 2 November 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 2 January 2023
Opened 9 June 2022
Redevelopment of Defra’s animal health infrastructure
Report:
Published
On 16 November 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 16 January 2023
Opened 9 June 2022
Regulation of energy suppliers
Report:
Published
On 13 November 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 13 January 2023
Opened 9 June 2022
DCMS Recall (Broadband & Gambling Update)
Opened 6 June 2022
MoD recall
Opened 6 June 2022
Tackling local air quality breaches
Report:
Published
On 26 October 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 26 December 2022
Opened 6 June 2022
Regulation after EU Exit
Report:
Published
On 12 October 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 12 December 2022
Opened 20 May 2022
Electronic Monitoring programme
Report:
Published
On 21 October 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 21 December 2022
Opened 19 May 2022
Government actions to combat waste crime
Report:
Published
On 19 October 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 19 December 2022
Opened 19 May 2022
Whole of Government Accounts
Report:
Published
On 14 October 2022
Govt. response:
Due by
On 14 December 2022
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
Report:
Published
On 27 July 2022
Govt. response:
Published
On 8 November 2022
Opened 25 April 2022
High Speed 2: 2022 Spring Update
Opened 22 March 2022
Management of PPE Contracts
Report:
Published
On 20 July 2022
Govt. response:
Published
On 8 November 2022
Opened 15 March 2022
Roll out of the COVID:19 vaccine programme
Report:
Published
On 13 July 2022
Govt. response:
Published
On 8 November 2022
Opened 26 January 2022
NAO Estimates 2022-23
Opened 17 January 2022
Bounce Back Loans Scheme: Follow-up
Report:
Published
On 27 April 2022
Govt. response:
Published
On 2 September 2022
Opened 26 November 2021

Latest publications

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Correspondence to HM Treasury, dated 30 November 2022, relating to the Committee's report Improving the Accounting Officer Assessment process
Inquiry Improving the Accounting Officer Assessment Process
Committees Public Accounts Committee
HC 43
Correspondence
Twenty-Eighth Report - Improving the Accounting Officer Assessment process
Inquiry Improving the Accounting Officer Assessment Process
Committees Public Accounts Committee
HC 43
Report
Correspondence from Shona Dunn, Second Permanent Secretary, Department of Health and Social Care, re Update to the Public Accounts Committee regarding commencement of sections of the Health and Care Act 2022, dated 12 August 2022
Correspondence

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