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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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Chair reacts to renationalisation of the probation sector
Chair comments on the renationalisation of the probation sector
16 May 2019
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Local authorities must maintain governance, audit and assurance
Committee publishes report on Local government governance and accountability
15 May 2019
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Government "losing grip" on health screening
Committee publish report on Adult health screening
10 May 2019
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Government flagship digital identification system failing its users
Committee publishes report on Accessing public services through the Government's Verify digital system
8 May 2019
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Rushed prisoner rehabilitation reforms causes higher costs and poorer outcomes
Committee publishes report on Transforming rehabilitation: progress review
3 May 2019
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Disclosure and barring services modernisation still faltering, says Committee
Committee publishes report on Disclosure and barring servies: progress review
1 May 2019
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Committee launches new inquiry on submarine defueling and dismantling
Committee to take evidence from Ministry of Defence on progress made against its disposal requirements
18 April 2019
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Management of freelance workforce has damaged BBC's reputation
Committee publishes report on BBC and personal service companies
5 April 2019
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Government underestimates challenge of delivering NHS plan
Committee publishes report on NHS financial sustainability: progress review
3 April 2019
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Government must explain who is responsible for Crossrail failures
Committee publishes report on Crossrail: progress review
3 April 2019
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Government needs proper plan to support disabled people to work
Committee Chair comments on National Audit Office report, Supporting disabled people to work
28 March 2019
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Clarity needed on impact of decommissioning on public finances
Committee publish report on the Public cost of decommissioning oil and gas infrastructure
27 March 2019
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'Children deserve better' than slow progress on social care
Committee publishes report on Transforming children's services
22 March 2019
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Over-budget EastEnders project was flawed from the start
Committee publishes report on Renewing the EastEnders set
20 March 2019
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Serious weaknesses in set-up of National Cyber Security Programme
Chair comments on today's NAO report on the National Cyber Security Programme
15 March 2019
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New measures needed to drive transparency of local bodies
Committee publishes report on Auditing local government
15 March 2019
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Modernisation must see Bank of England 'practice what it preaches'
Committee publishes report on Bank of England's central services
13 March 2019
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‘Costly and time-consuming duplication' in Brexit preparations
Chair comments on today's National Audit Office report
12 March 2019
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Brexit: Risky and rushed activity must not become ‘new normal'
Committee publishes report on Brexit and the UK border: further progress review
12 March 2019
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Ministry of Defence makes little progress with reforming civilian workforce
Chair comments on NAO report Reforming the civilian workforce
8 March 2019
Total results 547 (page 9 of 28)