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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.

Reports and government responses

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Third Report - Delivering the Government’s infrastructure commitments through major projects
Inquiry The Government’s management of its major projects
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
HC 125
Report
2nd Report - Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Scrutiny 2018–19
Inquiry Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Scrutiny 2018-19
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
HC 117
Report
1st Report - Appointment of Rt Hon Lord Pickles as Chair of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments
HC 168
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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23 July 2020
Inquiry Responding to Covid-19 and the Coronavirus Act 2020
Witnesses Dame Una O’Brien DCB (Former Permanent Secretary for Health and Panel Member of Renewable Heat Incentive Inquiry), Sir Robert Francis (Chair, Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry), The Rt Hon. the Lord Butler of Brockwell KG GCB CVO (Chair, Review of Intelligence on Weapons of Mass Destruction), The Rt Hon. the Baroness Prashar CBE (Committee member, Iran Inquiry), Emma Norris (Director of Research at Institute for Government), Dr Alastair Stark (Senior Lecturer, School of Politics and International Studies at University of Queensland), and Jason Beer QC
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
21 July 2020
Inquiry The Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011
Witnesses Rt Hon Mark Harper MP (Former Minister for Political and Constitutional Reform in Cabinet Office), and Chloe Smith MP (Minister of State at Cabinet Office)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
14 July 2020
Inquiry Responding to Covid-19 and the Coronavirus Act 2020
Witnesses Cabinet Office, Department of Health and Social Care, Cabinet Office, and Department of Health and Social Care
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
Witnesses Professor Aileen McHarg
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
Witnesses Institute for Government
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
Witnesses Ms Chloe Hardy
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