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Treasury Committee Publications

Treasury - Seventh 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 26 February 2008.



1 Introduction

    The Sub-Committee's scrutiny programme
    Relevant documents
    The approach of this Report

2 The Treasury Group's own resources

    Overall expenditure trends
    Under-spending and End-Year Flexibility
    The Gershon efficiency programme in the Treasury Group
    Efficiency in the Treasury Group, 2008-09 to 2010-11
    The Royal Mint
    Financial reporting

3 The Treasury as a central department

    The challenge
    Managing the efficiency programme
    Financial management in Government
    Financial reporting
    Financial authorisation and the "line of sight" initiative

4 The work of the Office of Government Commerce

    History of the Office
    Transforming Government Procurement
    The OGC's annual reporting mechanism
    OGC Gateway reviews

5 The Treasury Group's performance against objectives

    International objectives and measurement issues
    Regional economic growth
    Child poverty
    The Treasury's new Departmental Strategic Objectives

6 HM Revenue & Customs

    Capability Review
    HMRC's efficiency programme
    Pay and bonuses
    HMRC core objectives
    Objective I: Tax collection
    Objective II: the customer experience
    Objective III: Frontier protection
    Tax credit administration
    Expansion of call centres
    HMRC's Departmental Strategic Objectives

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes of the Treasury Sub-Committee

Formal minutes of the Treasury Committee


List of written evidence

List of Reports from the Treasury Committee during the current Parliament

Terms of Reference

Oral and Written Evidence

Wednesday 10 October 2007

Wednesday 14 November 2007

Wednesday 5 December 2007

Wednesday 9 January 2008

Written Evidence

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