The Committee of Public Accounts
The Committee of Public Accounts is appointed by
the House of Commons to examine "the accounts showing the
appropriation of the sums granted by Parliament to meet the public
expenditure, and of such other accounts laid before Parliament
as the committee may think fit" (Standing Order No 148).
Mr Edward Leigh MP (Conservative, Gainsborough)
Mr Richard Allan MP (Liberal Democrat, Sheffield Hallam)
Mr Richard Bacon MP (Conservative, South Norfolk)
Mrs Angela Browning MP (Conservative, Tiverton and Honiton)
Jon Cruddas MP (Labour, Dagenham)
Rt Hon David Curry MP (Conservative, Skipton and
Mr Ian Davidson MP (Labour, Glasgow Pollock)
Rt Hon Frank Field MP (Labour, Birkenhead)
Mr Brian Jenkins MP (Labour, Tamworth)
Mr Nigel Jones MP (Liberal Democrat, Cheltenham)
Jim Sheridan MP (Labour, West Renfrewshire)
Mr Siôn Simon MP (Labour, Birmingham Erdington)
Mr Gerry Steinberg MP (Labour, City of Durham)
Mr Stephen Timms MP (Labour, East Ham)
Jon Trickett MP (Labour, Hemsworth)
Rt Hon Alan Williams MP (Labour, Swansea West)
Powers of the Committee of Public Accounts are set
out in House of Commons Standing Orders, principally in SO No
148. These are available on the Internet via www.parliament.uk.
The Reports and evidence of the Committee are published
by The Stationery Office by Order of the House. All publications
of the Committee (including press notices) are on the Internet
at http://www.parliament.uk/pac. A list of Reports of the Committee
in the present Session is at the back of this volume.
The current staff of the Committee is Nick Wright
(Clerk), Christine Randall (Committee Assistant), Emma Sawyer
(Committee Assistant), Ronnie Jefferson (Secretary), and Luke
Robinson (Media Officer).
All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk,
Committee of Public Accounts, House of Commons, 7 Millbank, London
SW1P 3JA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219
5708; the Committee's email address is email@example.com.