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Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) is appointed by the House of Commons to examine: constitutional issues; the quality and standards of administration provided by Civil Service departments; and the reports of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO). It is chaired by William Wragg MP. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsPACAC

For information about the work of committees before 2020 please go to inquiries before 2020 and publications before 2020. For information on former committees before 2020, please visit former committees.

Committee news

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‘Levelling up’ risks leaving legacy of white elephants without culture change on handling of major projects
Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee publish report
28 July 2020
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What form should a Covid-19 public inquiry take?
Committee to take evidence on the formation of a public inquiry into the Government’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic
21 July 2020
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Committee asks architect of Fixed-term Parliaments Act and Cabinet Office about the Act’s repeal
Committee to take evidence on the Fixed-term Parliaments Act (FtPA) 2011
20 July 2020
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Paymaster General and Secretary of State questioned on Government’s response to Coronavirus
Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee continues its inquiry into the Coronavirus Act 2020
13 July 2020
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Ministers questioned on management of major projects
Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee investigate the Government’s overall strategy for developing major infrastructure projects
3 July 2020
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Chair calls for the publication of the Dunlop Report
Chair William Wragg MP has written to Michael Gove to request the publication date for the Dunlop Report.
23 June 2020
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Committee question the Devolved Governments about the UK's response to Covid-19
Committee question the Devolved Governments about the UK's response to Covid-19
19 June 2020
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PACAC hold opening session of Coronavirus Act inquiry
PACAC hold opening session of Coronavirus Act inquiry
15 June 2020
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Major projects with National Infrastructure Commission examined
Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee continues its inquiry into Government Major Projects
4 June 2020
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Constitutional implications of replacing Fixed-term Parliaments explored
Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee hears from constitutional experts on the legal and political aspects of the Act
28 May 2020
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Publication of Michael Gove letter on Covid-19 planning and co-ordination
Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee publishes correspondence from Minister for the Cabinet Office
24 May 2020
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Chair calls for publication of SAGE papers
Publication of correspondence: Chair calls for publication of SAGE papers
19 May 2020
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New inquiry: Responding to Covid-19 and the Coronavirus Act 2020
Commiittee launches new inquiry into responding to Covid-19 and the Coronavirus Act 2020
15 May 2020
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Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman to be scrutinised by Committee
Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman to be scrutinised by Committee
15 May 2020
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Committee to ask National Statistician about Covid-19 mortality numbers
Professor Sir Ian Diamond gives evidence on Wednesday 13 May
6 May 2020
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Committee to question head of National Audit Office
Evidence session with head of National Audit Office on Major Projects Portfolio
30 April 2020
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Evidence session with Michael Gove on Government Covid-19 response
Committee will explore the role of the Cabinet Office in the Government's response to coronavirus
27 April 2020
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Committee to question Lord O'Donnell
Committee talks to Lord O’Donnell about the Fixed-term Parliaments Act and the Government’s response to Covid-19
20 April 2020
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Chair writes to National Statistician on Covid-19 mortality data quality
William Wragg MP writes to find out more about the quality of data on coronavirus deaths used by the Government
15 April 2020
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PACAC plan to question Government on Coronavirus Act
PACAC plan to question Government on Coronavirus Act
3 April 2020
Total results 276 (page 1 of 14)