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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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Syrian refugee resettlement programme costs scrutinised
Public Accounts Committee examines the lifetime costs of resettlement of vulnerable Syrian refugees
7 November 2016
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Concentrix 'meltdown' highlights risks in tackling benefit fraud and error
Public Accounts Committee report on progress of Universal Credit and benefits fraud and error
4 November 2016
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St Helena Airport project examined
Public Accounts Committee takes evidence on project to build an airport on St Helena
2 November 2016
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Government has 'long way to go' to fulfil land disposals pledge
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the sale of public land for new homes
2 November 2016
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PAC responds to Dr Wollaston's Letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer
Public Accounts Committee responds statement on health finances
31 October 2016
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PAC submits evidence to Mayor's Review of Garden Bridge Project
Public Accounts Committee has "concerns about the risk to taxpayers' money" from the project
28 October 2016
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Variations in spending on child protection services examined
Public Accounts Committee examines the spending on children protection services in England
27 October 2016
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Cabinet Office key to strengthening oversight of arm's-length bodies
Public Accounts Committee report on Governments departments oversight of their arm's-length bodies
21 October 2016
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Act now before more money wasted on shared service project
Public Accounts Committee report on costs associated with Cabinet Office shared service centres project
19 October 2016
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Troubled Families programme examined
Public Accounts Committee examines the £448 million flagship Troubled Families programme
18 October 2016
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Treasury must get a grip on financial risks highlighted by accounts
Public Accounts Committee report on the financial risk in the Whole of Government Accounts
14 October 2016
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Plastic bag 'saving' cannot conceal slow progress on cutting regulation costs
Public Accounts Committee report on progress of cutting regulation costs for businesses
12 October 2016
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Financial sustainability in local authorities examined
Public Accounts Committee examines pressures on local authorities to maintain investment and service debt
10 October 2016
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Global Tax Transparency Summit
Public Accounts Committee to host submit discussing global tax transparency
30 September 2016
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Ministry of Justice must not lose focus on reducing reoffending costs
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on transforming rehabilitation
23 September 2016
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Role for whole of Government in improving mental health support
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on improving access to mental health services
21 September 2016
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Joined-up approach needed to safeguard future of BBC World Service
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the future of the BBC World Service
16 September 2016
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Committee takes further evidence on Health accounts
Public Accounts Committee questions the Chief Executive of NHS England on the Health Department accounts
14 September 2016
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HS2: Government must act now to clarify schedule, costs and impact
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the progress of High Speed 2
14 September 2016
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Sale of £13.3 billion worth of Northern Rock assets examined
Public Accounts Committee examines whether the disposal of assets delivered value for money
12 September 2016
Total results 547 (page 21 of 28)