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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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Committee news

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NHS England too slow to tackle misdirected correspondence
Public Accounts Committee report warns millions wasted and patient harm cannot be ruled out
6 June 2018
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Strategic Suppliers inquiry launched
Public Accounts Committee Chair launches strategic suppliers inquiry with statement in Chamber
25 May 2018
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Upgrade of safeguarding service 'a masterclass in incompetence'
Public Accounts Committee report finds project marred by poor planning, contracting, delays, spiralling costs
25 May 2018
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Ofsted: Government must clearly articulate inspector's role
Public Accounts Committee Chair comments on NAO report on Ofsted's inspection of schools
24 May 2018
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Carillion: Government risk assessments published
Public Accounts Committee publishes Government risk assessments relating to Carillion
23 May 2018
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Significant budget pressures on Ministry of Defence nuclear programme
Public Accounts Committee Chair comments on NAO report on the Defence Nuclear Enterprise
22 May 2018
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Lessons must be learned from NHS England contract with Capita
Public Accounts Committee Chair commented on NAO report on NHS's management of contract with Capita
17 May 2018
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Chair responds to East Coast rail announcement
Public Accounts Committee Chair responds to statement by the Secretary of State for Transport
16 May 2018
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Concern over auction for electricity generation contracts
Public Accounts Committee Chair comments on publication of NAO report into contract for difference auction
16 May 2018
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RHI has failed to meet objectives or provide value for money
Public Accounts Committee report finds RHI has failed to meet objectives or provide value for money
16 May 2018
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MoD lacks funds to buy all the equipment it says it needs
Public Accounts Committee report warns uncertainty over affordability gap reduces ability to make informed decisions
11 May 2018
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Government failed to monitor Student Loans Company effectively
Public Accounts Committee Chair comments on NAO report into oversight of the SLC's governance
11 May 2018
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Credible plan to sustain underfunded care sector needed this year
Public Accounts Committee report warns urgent action required to reverse care work's poor public image
9 May 2018
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Clarity needed on benefits of work to transform justice system
Public Accounts Committee Chair comments on publication of NAO report into transforming courts and tribunals
9 May 2018
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Departments have no clear plan in face of impossible challenge
Public Accounts Committee report says preparations for Brexit are being hampered by uncertainty
4 May 2018
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Departments have no clear plan in face of impossible challenge
Public Accounts Committee report says preparations for Brexit are being hampered by uncertainty
4 May 2018
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Brexit work across Government: new details published
Public Accounts Committee publishes details of work being undertaken by Government to implement Brexit
4 May 2018
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Modern Slavery: co-ordinated action critical to helping victims
Public Accounts Committee finds Government still lacks data and systems to properly understand the crime
2 May 2018
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Passengers paying the price for broken model of rail franchising
Public Accounts Committee report says Government's management of two of most important franchises 'completely inadequate'
27 April 2018
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FCO faces challenge to complete Brexit tasks on time
Public Accounts Committee Chair comments on publication of NAO report into Brexit and the FCO
25 April 2018
Total results 495 (page 11 of 25)