The Public Accounts Commission


February 2006


Consideration of the National Audit Office's Estimate for 2006-07 and The Northern Ireland Audit Office's Estimate for 2006-07.

The Public Accounts Commission will hold the following evidence session:

Date, Time and Location

Tuesday 28 February, 4pm (private) 4.15 (public) in Room 8 at the House of Commons


The National Audit Office; The Northern Ireland Audit Office


Consideration of the NAO and NIAO's Estimates for 2006-07

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 Richard Bacon (Conservative, Norfolk South) Rt Hon Geoffrey Hoon (Labour, Ashfield), Mr Edward Leigh (Conservative, Gainsborough), Dr Williams McCrea (DUP, South Antrim)  Mr John McFall (Labour, West Dunbartonshire),Mr Austin Mitchell (Labour, Great Grimsby), Dr Nick Palmer (Labour, Broxtowe) Mr Andrew Tyrie (Conservative, Chichester).

[Note: The decision of the Commission to meet in public may be rescinded without notice]