|Public Administration - Third Report|
Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 15 March 2007.
Terms of Reference
Scope of the Inquiry
2 The Accountability Gap
Ministerial accountability to Parliament
Civil service accountability to ministers
Ministers and departments
Authority and Accountability
A more independent civil service?
Accounting to Parliament
A new Public Service Bargain
3 Ministers and appointments
Beyond impartiality: political appointments?
A proper level of influence?
Appointments to NDPBs
Direct ministerial appointment
Special Advisers and Ministerial Cabinets
4 Civil Service Legislation
Developments after 1997
The Public Administration Select Committee's Draft Bill
The Government's Draft Bill
Whatever happened to the Civil Service Bill?
A new Civil Service Act
Conclusions and recommendations
Appendix: Compact between Ministers and the Home Office Board
List of written evidence
Reports from the Public Administration Select Committee since 2005
List of Oral Evidence
Thursday 10 November 2005
Thursday 9 February 2006
Thursday 2 March 2006
Thursday 9 March 2006
Thursday 15 June 2006
Thursday 29 June 2006