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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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Government in denial over state of council finances
Public Accounts Committee finds that Government ensure long-term planning for local authorities
6 February 2019
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Ministry of Defence must act now on unaffordable equipment plan
Government must urgently take decisions on defence priorities
1 February 2019
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Health screening threatened by inadequate IT
Committee Chair comments on NAO reports investigating the management of health screening.
1 February 2019
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Transforming children's services inquiry launched
Committee of Public Accounts launch transforming children's services inquiry
28 January 2019
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Brexit's impact on public finances must be made clear in accounts
While Whole Government Accounts is essential reading, Government can and should do more to improve its usefulness
25 January 2019
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Committee question HM Chief Inspector on Ofsted
Committee takes evidence from HM Chief Inspector around Committee recommendations on Ofsted school inspections
23 January 2019
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PAC Chair says Children's safety must not be subject to a postcode lottery
NAO publishes report about pressures on children's social care
23 January 2019
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Committee reports on preferred candidate for new C&AG
Committee publishes report on preferred canddiate for Comptroller and Auditor General
23 January 2019
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Children's education damaged by academy failures and misuse of funds
Committee publishes report into high-profile academy failures
23 January 2019
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Staff shortages and rising demand threaten NHS long-term plan
NAO publishes report examining financial sustainability in the NHS
18 January 2019
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Governance of local authorities must deliver value for taxpayers
Chair comments on NAO report on local authority governance
15 January 2019
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Mental health: poor NHS provision is failing young people
Committee publishes report into mental health support for young people
11 January 2019
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Local bodies' response to work of auditors ‘deeply concerning'
Committee Chair comments on NAO report about local auditor reporting
10 January 2019
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Committee looks at current and future role of CCGs
Public Accounts Committee launch inquiry on Clinical Commissioning Groups
19 December 2018
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DHSC accounts mask reality of funding pressures, warns MPs
Public Accounts Committee report on Department of Health and Social Care accounts published
19 December 2018
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NHS is crying out for stability, says Chair
Meg Hillier MP comments on National Audit Office report
18 December 2018
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Committee examine Home Office systems in relation to Windrush
Committee to take evidence for its inquiry into Windrush and the Home Office
17 December 2018
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New EastEnders set raises concern for licence fee payers' money
Chair comments on NAO report on renewing the Eastenders set
13 December 2018
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Windrush: Home Office carelessness had immense impact
Committee Chair comments on NAO report on Windrush situation
5 December 2018
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Government must be clearer on the many costs of Brexit
Committee Chair comments on National Audit Office report
29 November 2018
Total results 558 (page 11 of 28)