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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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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
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More light, less heat – new Public Accounts Committee programme announced
Public Accounts Committee programme announced
30 September 2019
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Better co-ordination to tackle causes of serious and organised crime needed
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on Serious and Organised Crime
27 September 2019
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Step-change in the Government's approach to data is long overdue
Committee publishes report on challenges in using data across government
25 September 2019
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Government should show £14bn spending on ODA is effective
Committee publishes report The effectiveness of Official Development Assistance expenditure
23 September 2019
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Confusing rules for claiming free prescriptions and dental treatment need changing
Committee publishes report on Penalty charge notices in healthcare
20 September 2019
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English language tests: a systemic failure affecting thousands
Committee publishes report on English language tests for overseas students
18 September 2019
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Value of Help to Buy uncertain
Committee publishes report on Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme
17 September 2019
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Arches sale not a good deal for taxpayers and tenants
Committee publishes report on Network Rail's sale of railway arches
13 September 2019
Total results 547 (page 7 of 28)