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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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Committee news

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PAC blasts decades of MoD failure to “get a grip”
Committee publish report on Defence Capability and the Equipment Plan 2019-29
15 July 2020
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Government “blind” to “extreme risks” of investment by cash-strapped councils
Committee publish report Local authority investment in commercial property
13 July 2020
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England faces “serious risk of running out of water within 20 years”
Committee publish report on Water supply and demand management
10 July 2020
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Committee demands detailed plan for PPE from DHSC within 2 months, ahead of potential second Covid wave
Committee publish report NHS expenditure and financial management
8 July 2020
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Name and shame betting companies for poor behaviour
Committee publish report Gambling regulation: problem gambling and protecting vulnerable people
28 June 2020
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Taxpayer is paying over the odds for UTCs
Committee publishes report on University technical colleges
10 June 2020
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Business and public will struggle with parallel Covid-19 and Brexit messages
Committee publish report EU Exit: Get ready for Brexit Campaign
3 June 2020
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High-Speed 2 project “badly off course” as project managers “blindsided by contact with reality”
Committee publish their report High Speed 2 Spring 2020 update
17 May 2020
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Poor contracting at MoD leaves taxpayer to shoulder ballooning costs
Committee publish their report Defence Nuclear Infrastructure
13 May 2020
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Desperate parents scramble for “golden ticket” for children with SEND
Committee publish report Support for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
6 May 2020
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Committee inquiries suspended due to coronavirus action
Committee inquiries suspended due to coronavirus action
20 March 2020
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Committee to examine the “Get ready for Brexit” communications campaign
Public Accounts Committee to question Cabinet Office officials
15 March 2020
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University Technical Colleges to be examined by Public Accounts Committee
Public Accounts Committee will question Department for Education officials
14 March 2020
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Committee examines ongoing delays and overspend on nuclear defence projects
Public Accounts Committee examines ongoing delays and overspend on nuclear defence projects
9 March 2020
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Committee to examine disparities for pupils with SEND
PAC to examine disparities for pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
6 March 2020
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High Speed 2 Spring 2020 update
Committee opens 2020 Parliament with inquiry into HS2 go-ahead
3 March 2020
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General Election 2019
Following the Dissolution of Parliament on 6 November 2019, all select committees have ceased to exist
6 November 2019
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Public Accounts Committee membership at the end of Parliament 2017-19
View the membership of the Committee at the end of 2017-19 Parliament
5 November 2019
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Court reforms slow to check impact of changes
Committee publish report on Transforming Courts and Tribunals: progress review
5 November 2019
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NHS property services set up to fail
Committee publish report on NHS Property Services
5 November 2019
Total results 495 (page 4 of 25)