FAQ - Public Accounts Committee

You can read about this on the role of the committee page.

The Committee usually bases its inquiries on value for money reports from the National Audit Office. However the Committee does take account of representations from interest groups and the general public in relation to issues of public spending that fall within its remit. You can find our contact details on our contact us page.

The Committee is not able to investigate individual cases or assist individuals with seeking redress. Members of the public who are seeking such assistance should contact their constituency MP.

You can read about this here on our start of a new Parliament page.

The current membership is listed on our membership page.

Yes, Committee evidence sessions are open to the public. You can find details of the date, time and venue on our website. Seats are unreserved and you will need to allow time to pass through parliamentary security.

Yes, all our sessions are available to watch on, either live or from the archive.

You can find previous

  • reports
  • transcripts
  • written evidence
  • government responses

on the publication page and searching for the relevant session.

Please see our inquiry pages.

Please see our written submission guidelines page.