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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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Whitehall is not learning from previous IT failures
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on General Practice extraction service
31 December 2015
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Chair's statement on tackling tax fraud
Meg Hillier, Public Accounts Committee Chair, issues statement on tackling tax fraud
17 December 2015
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Chair's statement on sustainability and financial performance of acute hospital trusts
Meg Hillier, Public Accounts Committee Chair, issues statement on sustainability and financial performance of acute hospital trusts
16 December 2015
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Serious concerns about future of further education
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on financial sustainability in the further education sector
16 December 2015
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E-borders programme examined
Public Accounts Committee takes evidence on the Home Office e-borders programme
15 December 2015
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Services to people with neurological conditions explored
Public Accounts Committee questions health representatives on outcomes for people with neurological conditions
14 December 2015
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Care Quality Commission not yet an effective regulator
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on Care Quality Commission
11 December 2015
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Challenges of Common Agricultural Policy Delivery Programme explored
Public Accounts Committee takes evidence on early review of Common Agricultural Policy Delivery Programme
9 December 2015
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Progress of Universal Credit explored
Public Accounts Committee takes evidence on Universal Credit: recall
7 December 2015
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Senior Civil Servants questioned on whistleblowing
Public Accounts Committee takes evidence on making a whistleblowing policy work
7 December 2015
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Stability of defence budget still at risk despite improvements
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on strategic financial management in the Ministry of Defence and military flying training
4 December 2015
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Care act reforms highlight increasing cost pressures on councils
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on Care Act first-phase reforms and local government new burdens
2 December 2015
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Chair's statement on early review of Common Agricultural Policy Delivery Programme
Meg Hillier, Public Accounts Committee Chair, issues statement on early review of Common Agricultural Policy Delivery Programme
1 December 2015
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Health industry representatives questioned on Cancer Drugs Fund
Public Accounts Committee explores whether Cancer Drugs Fund is best way to care for patients
27 November 2015
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Chair's statement on stocktake of access to General Practice in England
Meg Hillier, Public Accounts Committee Chair, issues statement on stocktake of access to General Practice in England
27 November 2015
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Committee's winter programme of work
Public Accounts Committee announces its inquiry subjects for January to March 2016
26 November 2015
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Impact of funding reductions on fire and rescue services explored
Public Accounts Committee takes evidence from fire services and Department for Communities and Local Government
25 November 2015
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Automatic enrolment to workplace pensions explored
Public Accounts Committee takes evidence on Monday 23 November at 4pm
23 November 2015
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Rail users will pay price for failure in investment planning
Public Accounts Comittee publishes its report on Network Rail's 2014-2019 investment programme
20 November 2015
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Department for Transport questioned on sale of Eurostar
Public Accounts Committee takes evidence on Wednesday 18 November 2015
17 November 2015
Total results 547 (page 25 of 28)