Public Accounts Commission Press Notice

PN9, 11 January 2007

EVIDENCE SESSION

Consideration of the National Audit Office and the Northern Ireland Audit Office's Estimate for 2007-08

The Public Accounts Commission will hold the following evidence session:

Date: Tuesday 27 February

Time: 11.15 am

Location : Room 7 at the House of Commons

Witnesses: The National Audit Office and The Northern Ireland Audit Office

Subject: Consideration of the NAO's Estimate for 2007-08 and Consideration of the NIAO's Estimate for 2007-08

CONTACT FOR THE COMMISSION: The Secretary of the Commission may be contacted on 020 7219 6257.

NOTE FOR EDITORS: The Commission is appointed under the National Audit Act 1983 to oversee, and, if satisfied, lay before the House of Commons, the annual Estimates for the National Audit Office. It also examines once a year the NAO's Corporate Plan, which covers a three year period. For the time being it examines similar documents of the NIAO.

The Commission Members are:- Rt Hon Alan Williams (Chairman) (Labour, Swansea West), Mr Richard Bacon (Conservative, Norfolk South), Mr Edward Leigh (Conservative, Gainsborough), Dr William McCrea (DUP, South Antrim), Mr John McFall (Labour, West Dunbartonshire), Mr Austin Mitchell (Labour, Great Grimsby), Dr Nick Palmer (Labour, Broxtowe), Rt Hon Jack Straw (Labour, Blackburn) and Mr Andrew Tyrie (Conservative, Chichester).

Note: The decision of the Commission to meet in public may be rescinded without notice.