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Accountability for public money

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Oral Evidence

Taken before the Committee of Public Accounts

on Wednesday 19 January 2011

Members present:

Rt Hon Margaret Hodge (Chair)
Mr Richard BaconChris Heaton-Harris
Stephen BarclayJoseph Johnson
Dr Stella CreasyMrs Anne McGuire
Jackie Doyle-PriceAustin Mitchell
Matthew HancockIan Swales


Amyas Morse, Comptroller and Auditor General, gave evidence. Gabrielle Cohen, Assistant Auditor General, Martin Sinclair, Assistant Auditor General, and Paula Diggle, Treasury Officer of Accounts, were in attendance.


Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Sir Gus O'Donnell, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Home Civil Service, Sir Nicholas Macpherson, Permanent Secretary, HM Treasury, Rt Hon Francis Maude MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office, and Lord Browne of Madingley, Lead Non-Executive Director, Efficiency and Reform Board, Cabinet Office, gave evidence.

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