The Public Accounts Committee
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)
Angela Browning MP (Conservative, Tiverton and
Mr Paul Burstow MP (Liberal Democrat, Sutton
Mr Douglas Carswell MP (Conservative, Harwich)
Rt Hon David Curry MP (Conservative, Skipton and
Mr Ian Davidson MP (Labour, Glasgow South West)
Angela Eagle MP (Labour, Wallasey)
Nigel Griffiths MP (Labour, Edinburgh South)
Rt Hon Keith Hill MP (Labour, Streatham)
Mr Austin Mitchell MP (Labour, Great Grimsby)
Dr John Pugh MP (Liberal Democrat, Southport)
Geraldine Smith MP (Labour, Morecombe and Lunesdale)
Rt Hon Don Touhig MP (Labour, Islwyn)
Rt Hon Alan Williams MP (Labour, Swansea West)
Phil Wilson MP (Labour, Sedgefield)
The following member was also a member of the committee
during the parliament.
Mr Philip Dunne MP (Conservative, Ludlow)
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), Lorna Horton (Senior Committee Assistant), Pam Morris
(Committee Assistant), Jane Lauder (Committee Assistant) 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.