The Public Accounts Commission
The Public Accounts Commission is defined by the
National Audit Act 1983. The Commission's principal duties under
the Act are to examine the National Audit Office Estimate, to
consider reports from the appointed auditor of the National Audit
Office, and to report from time to time.
Rt Hon Alan Williams MP (Labour, Swansea West) (Chairman)
Mr Richard Bacon MP (Conservative, South Norfolk)
Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC MP (Labour, Camberwell and
Peckham) (ex-officio as Leader of the House of Commons)
Mr Edward Leigh MP (Conservative, Gainsborough) (ex-officio
as Chairman of the Committee of Public Accounts)
Dr William McCrea MP (Democratic Unionist, South
Mr John McFall MP (Labour, West Dunbartonshire)
Mr Austin Mitchell MP (Labour, Great Grimsby)
Dr Nick Palmer MP (Labour, Broxtowe)
Mr Andrew Tyrie MP(Conservative, Chichester)
The Reports and evidence of the Commission are published
by The Stationery Office by Order of the House. All publications
of the Committee (including press notices) are on the Internet
The current staff of the Commission are Dorian Gerhold
(Secretary of the Commission) and Ann Williams/Jill Herring (Secretaries).
All correspondence should be addressed to Mr Dorian
Gerhold, Secretary of the Commission, House of Commons, 7 Millbank.
London SW1P 3JA; email@example.com. The telephone number
for general enquiries is 020 7219 6257/1366.