Public Administration Select Committee: Press Notices 2005-06

Date Inquiry Announcement
 
31 October 2006Public Services: Putting People First? PASC Launches New Inquiry
13 October 2006Governing the Future PASC to hear about long-term policy making on green issues as part of strategy inquiry
9 October 2006Skills for Government PASC to take first evidence on Civil Service Skills
6 Sept 2006The Ministerial Code Independent investigation of the Ministerial Code now essential says PASC
22 August 2006The Ministerial Code PASC to publish report on the Ministerial Code
31 July 2006Ombudsman Issues: Pension PASC criticises government on the pensions promise
29 July 2006Skills for Government PASC launches inquiry into civil service capability
25 July 2006Ombudsman Issues: Pensions PASC to publish its report Ombudsman in Question: the Ombudsman€™s report on pensions and its constitutional implications
25 July 2006The Publication of Political Memoirs PASC calls for new system for handling political memoirs
20 July 2006Publication of Political Memoirs PASC to publish its report on the publication of Political Memoirs
10 July 2006Propriety and Honours PASC to publish its interim report on Propriety and Honours
27 June 2006Politics and Administration PASC to hear from Blunkett and Howard on the relationship between ministers and civil servants
26 June 2006Ombudsman Issues: Pensions PASC to challenge the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
19 June 2006Ombudsman Issues: Pensions PASC to question members of failed pension schemes and Lord Turner on Ombudsman€™s report and the future of pension provision
12 June 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill Government response to be published
12 June 2006Ethics and Standards/Politics and Administration PASC to quiz FDA General Secretary on €œscapegoat€ civil servants
5 June 2006Ethics and Standards PASC to take further evidence for its Ethics inquiry
16 May 2006Propriety and Honours An update on the inquiry
15 May 2006Ethics and standards PASC to take evidence for its Ethics Inquiry from Baroness O€™Neill, Peter Kellner and Professor John Curtice
12 May 2006Propriety and Honours PASC to hear from Sir Gus O€™Donnell and the House of Lords Appointments Commission about Honours and Peerages
27 April 2006Propriety and Honours PASC Inquiry into Propriety and Honours: Programme Update
27 April 2006Tax Credits PASC to publish Government Response to the Committee€™s Second Report €˜Tax Credits: putting things right€™
27 April 2006The Work of the Ombudsman PASC to take evidence from the Parliamentary
25 April 2006Honours PASC Report on the Honours System (published in session 2003‑04 as HC 212-I) to be debated by the House of Commons
25 April 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform More safeguards needed on new powers in the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill, says PASC
23 April 2006Ethics and Standards Sir Alistair Graham to give evidence to the Committee
20 April 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill PASC to publish report on the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill
18 April 2006Governing the Future PASC to question Lord Birt on Strategic Thinking in Whitehall
29 Mar 2006A Debt of Honour PASC welcomes widening of the ex gratia scheme for civilians interned in the Far East in the Second World War
28 Mar 2006Publication of Political Memoirs PASC to question Foreign Secretary on Diplomats' Memoirs
27 Mar 2006Propriety and Honours Publication of Third Special Report
22 Mar 2006Ethics and Standards PASC to investigate propriety and honours
15 Mar 2006The Work of the Ombudsman PASC Responds to Ombudsman€™s Report on Final Salary Pension Scheme, €œTrusting in the Pensions Promise€
15 Mar 2006Ethics and Standards PASC to probe scrutiny of political honours
14 Mar 2006Ethics and Standards PASC to hear from former Cabinet Ministers
9 Mar 2006Publication of Political Memoirs New date for PASC evidence session with the Foreign Secretary announced
6 Mar 2006Publication of Political Memoirs Session with Rt Hon Jack Straw MP and Rt Hon Tony Benn postponed
6 Mar 2006Politics and Administration PASC to hear from former Permanent Secretaries about Politics and the Civil Service
2 Mar 2006Publication of Political Memoirs PASC to question Foreign Secretary on Diplomats€™ Memoirs
27 Feb 2006Politics and Administration PASC to take evidence from Lord Butler of Brockwell, Sir Nicholas Monck and Sir Christopher Foster
10 Feb 2006Ministerial Accountability and Parliamentary Questions PASC to publish Government Response to the Committee€™s Fifth report of 2004-05
7 Feb 2006Politicisation; Ethics Baroness Prashar and Sir Patrick Brown to give evidence
1 Feb 2006Ethics and Standards; and Memoirs PASC to take evidence from Peter Riddell, John Lloyd and Simon Jenkins on Ethics, Standards and Memoirs
31 Jan 2006Tax Credits PASC slams Revenue€™s failure to look after its Tax Credits customers
23 Jan 2006Tax Credits PASC to publish report following the Ombudsman€™s Report on €˜Tax Credits: Putting Things Right€™
19 Jan 2006A Debt of Honour PASC presses MOD into partial u-turn on 'Debt of Honour' but demands full reconsideration
17 Jan 2006A Debt of Honour PASC to publish report following the Ombudsman€™s Special Report on €˜A Debt of Honour€™: The ex gratia scheme for British groups interned by the Japanese during the Second World War
12 Jan 2006Publication of Political Memoirs PASC questions retired Iraq envoy and former Cabinet Ministers on the publication of memoirs
12 Dec 2005Publication of Political Memoirs PASC to question Sir Christopher Meyer, Lance Price, and Lord Turnbull on the Publication of Political Memoirs
1 Dec 2005Governing the Future PASC to take evidence on Strategic Thinking in Whitehall
29 Nov 2005A debt of honour PASC calls in MOD over 'Debt of honour'
24 Nov 2005The Publication of Political Memoirs PASC seeks views on the rules governing the
21 Nov 2005Implications of ID Cards for Public Services Evidence session arranged
14 Nov 2005Ethical Standards Guarding the guardians: PASC inquires into ethical regulators
11 Nov 2005The Publication of Political Memoirs Former Downing Street advisers to be quizzed by PASC on memoirs
8 Nov 2005Prospective Special Advisers PASC to appoint special advisers
2 Nov 2005Governing the Future PASC launches new inquiry
2 Nov 2005Politics and Administration: Ministers and Civil Servants PASC starts significant new inquiry
18 Oct 2005Future Programme PASC pursues maladministration in its Autumn programme
21 July 2005New Cabinet Secretary Sir Gus O'Donnell KCB to give evidence
14 July 2005Chairman and membership for 2005 Parliament Tony Wright MP elected chair of PASC