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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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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
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'Grave concerns' over department's approach to Brexit
Public Accounts Committee finds Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has made little attempt to re-order priorities
25 April 2018
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Government must be clear with public over Brexit divorce bill
Public Accounts Committee Chair comments on publication of NAO report into Brexit financial settlement
20 April 2018
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Government lacks clear plan to meet research investment target
Public Accounts Committee report highlights concerns around Brexit, leadership effectiveness and safeguarding of benefits
20 April 2018
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Armed Forces 'woefully below complement' in crucial areas
Public Accounts Committee Chair comments on NAO report on ensuring sufficient skilled military personnel
18 April 2018
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Faster action needed on lessons of WannaCry attack
Public Accounts Committee report sets deadline for update on costed plans for vital security investment
18 April 2018
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Joint action needed on threat to lottery funding for good causes
Public Accounts Committee report finds Camelot profits increased while returns for good causes dropped
5 April 2018
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Academy accounts highlight potential risks to pupils and taxpayers
Public Accounts Committee raises concerns over trustee salaries, related party transactions and asbestos
30 March 2018
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NHS stuck in survival mode as focus remains on short-term fixes
Public Accounts Committee says plan needed to secure a long-term funding settlement
27 March 2018
Total results 547 (page 14 of 28)