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 Bacon MP (Conservative, South Norfolk)
Annette Brooke MP (Liberal Democrat, Mid Dorset
and Poole North)
Angela Browning MP (Conservative, Tiverton and
Chris Bryant MP (Labour, Rhondda)
Rt Hon David Curry MP (Conservative, Skipton and
Mr Ian Davidson MP (Labour, Glasgow South West)
Mr Philip Dunne MP (Conservative, Ludlow)
Mr John Healey MP (Labour, Wentworth)
Ian Lucas MP (Labour, Wrexham)
Mr Austin Mitchell MP (Labour, Great Grimsby)
Dr John Pugh MP (Liberal Democrat, Southport)
Rt Hon Don Touhig MP (Labour, Islwyn)
Rt Hon Alan Williams MP (Labour, Swansea West)
Mr Iain Wright MP (Labour, Hartlepool)
Derek Wyatt MP (Labour, Sittingbourne and Sheppey)
The following were also Members of the Committee
during the period of the enquiry:
Greg Clark MP (Conservative, Tunbridge Wells)
Helen Goodman MP (Labour, Bishop Auckland)
Mr Sadiq Khan MP (Labour, Tooting)
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 Mark Etherton
(Clerk), Philip Jones (Committee Assistant), Emma Sawyer (Committee
Assistant), Pam Morris (Secretary) and Alex Paterson (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 firstname.lastname@example.org.