Tag Archives: Public Accounts Committee

At last Parliament has spotted a problem


As this piece in the Guardian reports published last Friday, the payment by a range of Academy Trusts to their senior staff has finally caused Parliament, in the form of the Public Accounts Committee to raise their hands and say … Continue reading

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MPs need to pay attention to one another


On Wednesday 6th December the Chair of the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee, Meg Hillier explained to her colleagues and the rest of the world “Technology is clearly critical to combating cyber-crime, and developing effective common defences should be … Continue reading

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Could do much better


According to a disturbing report from Parliaments Public Accounts Committee, the Government does not have a plan to ensure that our Schools have enough teachers or the right types of specialists needed to teach our children. The challenge of matching the … Continue reading

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Its time to balance the books


                o The similarity between David Copperfields Mr Micawber and David Camerons Eric Pickles in theory at least goes beyond the visual similarity in the images above. According to the words written for Uriah Heaps Clerk, “Annual income twenty pounds, annual … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Double Standards


There is no actual link between the abuse of power which Caroline Lucas employed as part of her debate on the work of undercover police officers and the abuse of power which Tory MPs employed in the Public Accounts Committee investigation into Welfare … Continue reading

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