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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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Too much secrecy over Brexit consultancy spend
Committee publishes report on Brexit consultancy costs
12 September 2019
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Greater transparency needed for calculating funding for devolved administrations
Committee publishes report on Funding for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
26 July 2019
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Government will fail to meet key land disposal targets
Committee publishes report on Sale of public land
24 July 2019
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Taxpayers let down by delay and climbing costs of Crossrail
Committee publishes report on Completing Crossrail
19 July 2019
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Home Office not on top of emergency services communication programme
Committee publishes report on Emergency network services - progress review
17 July 2019
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Regulators must work together to prevent consumers being exploited
Committee publishes report on Consumer protection
12 July 2019
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Eurotunnel settlement costs the taxpayer dear
Committee publishes report on Eurotunnel and the UK border: out-of-court settlement with Eurotunnel
10 July 2019
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Clearer view needed on how to boost local economic growth
Committee publishes report on Local Enterprise Partnerships: progress review
5 July 2019
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Timetable and viability of Stonehenge tunnel at risk
Committee publishes report on Transport infrastructure in the South West
3 July 2019
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Chair responds to NAO qualification of the DWP's annual accounts
Chair responds to NAO qualification of the Department for Work & Pensions annual report and accounts 2018-19
28 June 2019
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Ministry of Defence missing the military housing target
Committee publishes report on Military Homes
28 June 2019
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Chair's annual report published
Committee publishes Chair's annual fourth report
27 June 2019
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New housing target in jeopardy
Committee publishes report on Planning and the broken housing market
26 June 2019
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Committee take evidence on penalty charge notices in healthcare
Committee of Public Accounts questions the NHS and Department of Health and Social Care
19 June 2019
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15-year delay to submarine disposal risks costing taxpayer £30 million
Committee publishes report on Submarine defueling and dismantling
19 June 2019
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NHS failure to meet waiting times targets risks patients' lives
Committee publishes report on NHS waiting times for elective and cancer treatment
12 June 2019
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National Cyber Security Strategy needs long-term plan
Government has not made sufficient progress on developing long-term objectives for the National Security Strategy, says Public Accounts Committee
5 June 2019
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Committee to take evidence on the Emergency Services Network (ESN)
Committee to take evidence from Home Office Permanent Secretary on the Emergency Services Network (ESN)
22 May 2019
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Apprenticeship reforms are failing to deliver
Committee publish report The apprenticeships programme: progress review
22 May 2019
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Public Accounts Committee confirms inquiry topics
Committee announces new inquiry topics
17 May 2019
Total results 547 (page 8 of 28)