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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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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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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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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
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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
Total results 1082 (page 21 of 55)