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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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Taxpayers must not bear brunt of new HMRC spending cuts
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on HMRC customer service and tax collection contract replacement
27 July 2016
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Taxpayers must not bear brunt of new HMRC spending cuts
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on HMRC customer service and IT contract replacements
27 July 2016
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Committee's early autumn programme of work
Public Accounts Committee agrees subjects of inquiries for September and October 2016
25 July 2016
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Government shows 'striking poverty of ambition' on discharge delays
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the discharging of older people from hospital care
22 July 2016
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Universal Credit's progress examined
Public Accounts Committee examines the progress made with Universal Credit against its previous recommendations
20 July 2016
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Government must learn from 'blinkered' approach to energy efficiency
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on household energy efficiency schemes and the Green Deal
20 July 2016
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NHS facing tough decisions over spending on specialised services
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the NHS commissioning of specialised services
15 July 2016
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Service family accommodation has failed families for years
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the providing of service family accommodation
13 July 2016
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HS2 cost and scheduling pressures examined
Public Accounts Committee discusses pressures on HS2 Ltd to deliver to cost and schedule
11 July 2016
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BBC must build on progress to improve oversight of high-risk projects
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on BBC critical projects
8 July 2016
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Government failure on confiscations sends wrong message about crime
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the progress made on confiscation orders
5 July 2016
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Devolution: Government must do more to protect taxpayers' interests
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on devolved funding of local enterprise partnerships
1 July 2016
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Greater rigour vital to get best value from UK's science investment
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on captial funding for science projects
29 June 2016
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European MPs back PAC call for greater transparency
Public Accounts Committee publishes open letters from European Parliamentarians on corporate tax deals
28 June 2016
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Families must be assured of access when free childcare extended
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the providing of 15 hours of free childcare
15 June 2016
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Quality of HMRC's service to taxpayers scrutinised
Public Accounts Committee questioned HMRC on customer service delivery
13 June 2016
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Government must address incoherent approach to teacher training
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the recruitment and training of new teachers
10 June 2016
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Interests of users must be paramount in new approaches to care
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on personalised budgets for adult social care
8 June 2016
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Effective discharging of older patients from hospital examined
Public Accounts Committee examines whether health and social sectors are effectively managing patient discharge
6 June 2016
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Overstretched justice system failing victims and witnesses
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on the efficiency of the criminal justice system
27 May 2016
Total results 547 (page 22 of 28)