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Inquiry status: Inquiry concluded, Report and Government Response published, follow up evidence taken
This Sub-Committee reported on the Administration and effectiveness of HMRC inquiry in July 2011, which identified areas of concern in relation to the impact of the efficiency programme on HMRC’s performance, staff morale within the organisation and its performance on issues such as the payment of tax credits. The recent evidence hearings are intended as follow up sessions to the publication of the Report and Government Response.
MPs question heads of HMRC
Treasury Sub-Committee questions experts on the administration and effectiveness of HMRC
MPs publish report on administration and effectiveness of HMRC
Revenue and Customs Unions gave evidence to MPs
The Treasury Sub-Committee is today launching an inquiry into the administration and effectiveness of HMRC.
Evidence given by Gareth Hills, President, Association of Revenue & Customs, Graham Black, Past President, Association of Revenue and Customs and Peter Lockhart, PCS Revenue and Customs Group, Paul Aplin, Chairman, Tax Faculty Technical Committee, Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales, Robin Williamson, Technical Director, Low Incomes Tax Reform Group and Richard Baron, Head of Taxation, Institute of Directors
Evidence given by Lin Homer, Chief Executive and Permanent Secretary, HM Revenue and Customs; Jim Harra, Director General, Business Tax, HM Revenue and Customs; Ruth Owen, Director General, Personal Tax, HM Revenue and Customs
Most, but not all, Select Committee inquiries are conducted as follows:
Not all inquiries result in a Report
Select Committees carry out inquiries on areas ranging from the work of government departments to economic affairs. The results of these inquiries are public and many require a response from the Government.