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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.

Taxation | Education | Health and Social CareThe UK Government response to the covid-19 pandemic

Committee news

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MHCLG should ditch the false promises instead of serially ditched housing policies
Public Accounts Committee publishes Starter Homes report
9 December 2020
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PAC urges Bank of England to investigate “missing” £50 billion of sterling notes
Committee publish their report The production and distribution of cash
4 December 2020
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“A year after the oven ready deal, we have more of a cold turkey”- PAC Chair
Committee publish their report Whitehall preparations for EU Exit
2 December 2020
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“Sorry saga” of disused nuclear sites will cost generations of UK taxpayer
Committee publish their report The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority's management of the Magnox contract
27 November 2020
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Government “lost a crucial month” in “underprepared, slow” ventilators response
Committee publish their report Covid-19: Supply of ventilators
25 November 2020
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Elements of new asylum services “set up to fail”
Committee publish their report Asylum accommodation and support transformation programme
20 November 2020
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DWP must tackle its record benefit errors fairly
Committee publish their report Department for Work and Pensions 2019-20
18 November 2020
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“Debilitating” lack of funded plan for Carrier Strike threatens UK military power
Committee publish their report Delivering carrier strike
13 November 2020
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PAC “not convinced by rationale” for opaque and “not impartial” Towns Fund selections
Committee publish report Selecting towns for the Towns Fund
11 November 2020
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DHSC and NHS need to move on from their track record of failed IT programmes
Public Accounts Committee publish their report Digital transformation in the NHS
6 November 2020
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DIT and UKEF “not demonstrated progress in tackling big challenges” they now face
Committee publish report on Government support for UK exporters
28 October 2020
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Chair calls on Government to publish list of companies that received furlough money
Committee publishes report Tackling the tax gap
16 October 2020
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Every week of delayed repairs to crumbling Parliament costing taxpayer another £2million
Committee publish their report Restoration and renewal of the Palace of Westminster
2 October 2020
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Fears of “emerging crisis” in nursing after Covid
Committee publish their report NHS nursing workforce
23 September 2020
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Home Office “has no idea” of the impact of immigration policies
Committee publish their report Immigration enforcement
18 September 2020
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PAC condemns “badly missed” target to make thousands of Grenfell-style cladding homes safe
Committee publish their report, Progress on remediating dangerous cladding
16 September 2020
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MoJ’s “naïve” approach to outsourcing has failed the taxpayer and prisoners
Committee publish their report Improving the prison estate
11 September 2020
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“Slow, inconsistent and negligent approach” to social care in pandemic
Committee publish report Readying the NHS and social care for the COVID-19 peak
29 July 2020
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Failure to plan for pandemic “astonishing”
Committee publish report Whole of Government response to COVID-19
23 July 2020
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PAC calls on Government to account for tax giveaways
Committee publish report Management of tax reliefs
20 July 2020
Total results 495 (page 3 of 25)