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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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Problems of homelessness and affordability likely to persist for years
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the number of homes being built in England
28 April 2017
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Questions over financial savings and impact of HMRC restructure
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on HMRC's ten year restructuring plan
28 April 2017
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Better Care Fund 'little more than ruse' to paper over funding pressures
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on Better Care Fund failing to achieve targets
27 April 2017
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Too long taken to address performance of ambulance services
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the performance of ambulances services in England
27 April 2017
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Concerns persist over patients' access to GPs and staffing levels
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on patients' experience accessing general practice medicine
27 April 2017
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DfE must use schools funding in more coherent and cost-effective way
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the capital funding of schools
26 April 2017
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BBC and Capita must improve performance on licence fee enforcement
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on collection of BBC licence fee
26 April 2017
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Money must follow patients to pay for support in the community
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on local support for people with a learning disability
26 April 2017
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CDC must control costs as it faces new investment challenges
Public Accounts Committee report on the CDC, formally know as the Commonwealth Development Corporation
25 April 2017
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MoD has little flexibility to deal with changing military priorities
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the MoD's 10-year equipment and support plan
25 April 2017
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More work required to combat fraud in Government's overseas spending
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on levels of fraud in overseas spending
25 April 2017
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Public safety threatened by possible break in emergency communications
Public Accounts Committee report on plans to upgrade emergency service communication
21 April 2017
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Government must learn from catastrophic failure of tax credits contract
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on HMRC's contract with Concentrix
6 April 2017
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UKTI-PA contract a sorry saga from beginning to end
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on UK Trade & Investment and the contract with PA Consulting
5 April 2017
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£168 million carbon capture and storage competitions examined
Public Accounts Committee examines the competitions run to develop carbon capture and storage technology
30 March 2017
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Do people with learning disabilities get the care they need?
Public Accounts Committee examines the delivery and progress of the Transforming Care programme
29 March 2017
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School standards at risk from significant financial pressures
Public Accounts Committee says department must prepare to intervene quickly if efficiency measures threaten damage
29 March 2017
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Is outsourcing BBC Licence Fee collection the right approach?
Public Accounts Committee examines the use of Capita to collect the BBC Licence fee
27 March 2017
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Action needed to improve performance of Crown Commercial Service
Public Accounts Committee report on body established to centralise £13.4 billion of Government spending
24 March 2017
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Ministry of Defence must resolve challenges of unsustainably large estate
Public Accounts Committee report on the risks of the MoD's management of its estate
22 March 2017
Total results 498 (page 15 of 25)