18 May 2007
Public Services: Putting People First - Costs and Benefits
PASC to take evidence from David Bell, Permanent Secretary, Department for Education and Skills, and Peter Wilkinson of the Audit Commission.
The Committee's inquiry is covering a range of issues related to attempts by government to make public services more responsive to those that use them. This session will look at ways local and central government can encourage services to be made more responsive to users, and the costs and benefits of such an approach. It will also look at consultation by local and central government.
The session will take place at
2 pm on
Tuesday 22nd May in the
Wilson Room, Portcullis House.
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The Committee was nominated on 13 July 2005. Its terms of reference are to examine the reports of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsmen, and to consider matters relating to the quality and standards of administration provided by Civil Service departments, and other matters relating to the Civil Service.
The Membership of the Committee is as follows:
Dr Tony Wright (Chairman) (Lab) (Cannock Chase), Mr David Burrowes (Con) (Enfield, Southgate), Paul Flynn (Lab) (Newport West), David Heyes (Lab) (Ashton under Lyne), Kelvin Hopkins (Lab) (Luton North), Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger (Con) (Bridgewater), Julie Morgan (Lab) (Cardiff North), Mr Gordon Prentice (Lab) (Pendle), Paul Rowen (Lib Dem) (Rochdale), Mr Charles Walker (Con) (Broxbourne), Jenny Willott (Lib Dem) (Cardiff Central)
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