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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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How are ambulance trusts performing in England?
Public Accounts Committee examines the variation in performance of NHS ambulance trusts across England
20 March 2017
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How DfID tackles fraud examined
Public Accounts Committee examines the managment of fraud in the International Development budget
15 March 2017
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Radical thinking needed on future of National Citizen Service
Public Accounts Committee report says that take-up must increase, and cost per-head reduce
14 March 2017
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Are school buildings fit for purpose?
Public Accounts Committee challenges the Department for Education on capital funding for schools
13 March 2017
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Parliament should leave Palace while major works carried out
Public Accounts Committee report back full decant as most economical, effective, and efficient choice
10 March 2017
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Why is it getting harder to get a GP appointment?
Public Accounts Committee examines the changes to GP funding and the potential impact
9 March 2017
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Failings on Great Western upgrade raise concerns over future rail projects
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on electrification of the Great Western Railway
3 March 2017
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£178 billion defence equipment plan examined
Public Accounts Committee challenges the MoD on its 10-year equipment and support plan
1 March 2017
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Integration of health and social care examined
Public Accounts Committee examines the delivery of the £5.3 billion Better Care Fund
27 February 2017
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United effort required to tackle huge challenges facing the NHS
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the financial sustainability of the NHS
27 February 2017
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Restoration and renewal of the Palace of Westminster examined
Public Accounts Committee examines the multi-billion pound project of restoration and renewal
21 February 2017
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Government must review the use and impacts of benefit sanctions
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the increased use of benefit sanctions
21 February 2017
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Too little done to support farmers hit by late subsidy payments
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on delayed and incomplete payment of farmers' subsidies
10 February 2017
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Government must show energy schemes are good value for customers
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on energy initiatives funded through household energy bills
8 February 2017
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Government must step up work to protect Britain from cyber attacks
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on protecting information across Government
3 February 2017
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Is the National Citizen Service good value for taxpayers' money?
Public Accounts Committee assesses the National Citizen Service and its impact on young people
2 February 2017
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'Chaotic' recovery of NHS costs adding to pressure on finances
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on collecting charges from overseas patients for NHS treatment
1 February 2017
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Committee confirms more subjects for inquiries in spring programme
Public Accounts Committee agrees subjects of inquiries for spring 2017
31 January 2017
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Education department questioned on managing its budget
Public Accounts Committee questions the Education Department on spending beyond their allocated budget
30 January 2017
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Government must take tougher stance on taxing the very wealthy
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on HMRC's tax collecting tax from high net worth individuals
27 January 2017
Total results 558 (page 19 of 28)