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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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Reducing the size of HMRC's estate
Public Accounts Committee challenges HMRC on plans to condense 170 offices into 13 centres
25 January 2017
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Action needed now to address risks in emergency communication switchover
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the risks of replacing emergency services communications systems
25 January 2017
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Financial sustainability of schools discussed
Public Accounts Committee discuss pressures on schools for savings of £3 billion by 2019–20
23 January 2017
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Future of the defence estate examined
Public Accounts Committee examines the risk to defence capability from the estate's declining condition
16 January 2017
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Lack of clarity on refugee resettlement poses threat to long-term success
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the programme to resettle vulnerable Syrian refugees
13 January 2017
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Financial sustainability of the NHS examined
Public Accounts Committee examines the £1.85 billion net deficit of NHS bodies
11 January 2017
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Prime Minister must find consensus on health and social care
Committee Chairs urge Prime Minister to reach cross-party agreement on health and social care funding
6 January 2017
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Government 'over-claimed' on performance of families programme
Public Accounts Committee report on the programme intended to 'turn around' 120,000 troubled families
20 December 2016
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Government must address concerns as devolution laws move forward
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on accountability of spending taxpayers' money in local government
18 December 2016
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Government must end complacency over children at risk of harm
Public Accounts Committee report on performance of child protection services
16 December 2016
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Modernising the Great Western railway
Public Accounts Committee discusses the 18 month delays to the £5.58 billion modernisation project
14 December 2016
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£285 million airport fiasco has unquestionably failed British taxpayers
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on St Helena Airport project
14 December 2016
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Parliamentarians sign concordat on greater transparency for international tax system
Parliamentarians sign concordat calling on governments to support greater tax transparency by multinational companies
12 December 2016
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Summit backs push for greater transparency in global tax system
Parliamentarians attending the Global Tax Transparency Summit add weight to calls for greater tax transparency
9 December 2016
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Global Tax Transparency Summit: Plenary 4
Public Accounts Committee's Global Tax Transparency Summit afternoon plenary on the impact of tax avoidance
8 December 2016
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Global Tax Transparency Summit: Plenaries 1–3
Public Accounts Committee's Global Tax Transparency Summit morning plenaries on global tax transparency and avoidance
8 December 2016
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PAC Chair discusses this week's Global Tax Transparency Summit
Public Accounts Committee Chair discusses tax transparency and tackling tax avoidance
6 December 2016
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Tax collection from high net worth individuals examined
Public Accounts Committee discusses tax collection from individuals with more than £20 million in assets
5 December 2016
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HMRC: new recommendations on tax transparency, customer service, more
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on HM Revenue & Custom's performance in 2015–16
2 December 2016
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Electricity supplier levy control framework examined
Public Accounts Committee examines the framework that oversees the levies placed on electricity suppliers
30 November 2016
Total results 558 (page 20 of 28)