TPAC280604PN3

Press Notice 3

28 June 2004

EVIDENCE SESSION

CONSIDERATION OF THE NATIONAL AUDIT OFFICE, AND THE NORTHERN IRELAND AUDIT OFFICE'S CORPORATE PLANS FOR 2005-06 TO 2007-08

The Public Accounts Commission will hold the following evidence session:

Date, Time and Location: Wednesday 7 July, 11am (private) 11.15 (public) in Room 7 at the House of Commons

Witness: The National Audit Office & The Northern Ireland Audit Office

Subject: The NAO's Corporate Plan for 2005-06 & 2007-08 & the NIAO's Corporate Plan for 2005-06 & 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.  This is the second occasion on which the Commission has met in public; this will be its normal practice in future when taking evidence.    

The Commission Members are:-  Rt Hon Alan Williams (Chairman) (Labour, Swansea West), Mr Roy Beggs (UUP, East Antrim), Rt Hon Peter Hain (Labour, Neath), Mr Edward Leigh (Conservative, Gainsborough), Mr Austin Mitchell (Labour, Great Grimsby), Mr John McFall (Labour, Dumbarton), Mr William O'Brien (Labour, Normanton), Mr George Osborne (Conservative, Tatton), Mr Andrew Tyrie (Conservative, Chichester).

[Note: The decision of the Commission to meet in public may be rescinded without notice]