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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

These pages only show information for this committee from the start of 2020 onwards. Earlier information can be found on the previous version of the UK Parliament website.

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Reports, special reports and government responses

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First Report - The role and status of the Prime Minister’s Office
Inquiry The role and status of the Prime Minister’s Office
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
HC 67
Report
Response to this report
Third Special Report - The role and status of the Prime Minister’s Office: Government Response to the Committee’s First Report
HC 710
Government Response
Fourth Report - Appointment of William Shawcross as Commissioner for Public Appointments
Inquiry Pre-appointment Hearing: The Commissioner for Public Appointments
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
HC 662
Report
Second Special Report - Covid-Status Certification: Government Response to the Committee’s Second Report
Inquiry Covid 19 Vaccine Certification
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
HC 670
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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16 September 2021
Inquiry Pre-appointment Hearing: The Commissioner for Public Appointments
Witnesses William Shawcross (The Government's Preferred Candidate)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
14 September 2021
Inquiry The Elections Bill
Witnesses Chloe Smith (Minister of State for the Constitution and Devolution at Cabinet Office)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
7 September 2021
Inquiry The Elections Bill
Witnesses Dr Jessica Garland (Director of Policy and Research at Electoral Reform Society), Professor Toby James (Professor of Politics and Public Policy at University of East Anglia (UEA)), Peter Stanyon (Chief Executive at Association of Electoral Administrators), Angela Kitching (Head of External Affairs at Age UK), Helen Mountfield QC (Barrister at Matrix Chambers), Louise Edwards (Director of Regulation at Electoral Commission), Lord Evans of Weardale (Chair at Committee on Standards in Public Life), Professor Justin Fisher (Professor of Political Science and Director of Brunel Public Policy at Brunel University London), Pete O'Doherty (Assistant Chief Constable at Thames Valley Police), and Dr Sam Power (Lecturer at University of Sussex)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
TEB0001 - The Elections Bill
Witnesses Roger Clarke
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
TEB0002 - The Elections Bill
Witnesses Silver Voices
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
TEB0003 - The Elections Bill
Witnesses Best for Britain
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Written Evidence

Contact us

  • Email: pacac@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 3268 (General Enquiries) / 020 7219 8430, 07834 172 099 (Media Enquiries)
  • Address: Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA