Committee of Public Accounts
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).
Rt Hon Margaret Hodge (Labour, Barking) (Chair)
Mr Richard Bacon (Conservative, South Norfolk)
Stephen Barclay (Conservative, North East Cambridgeshire)
Guto Bebb (Conservative, Aberconwy)
Jackie Doyle-Price (Conservative, Thurrock)
Chris Heaton-Harris (Conservative, Daventry)
Meg Hillier (Labour, Hackney South and Shoreditch)
Mr Stewart Jackson (Conservative, Peterborough)
Rt Hon Anne McGuire (Labour, Stirling)
Austin Mitchell (Labour, Great Grimsby)
Andrea Leadsom (Conservative, South Northamptonshire)
Nick Smith (Labour, Blaenau Gwent)
Ian Swales (Liberal Democrats, Redcar)
Justin Tomlinson (Conservative, North Swindon)
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 www.parliament.uk/pac. A list of Reports of the Committee in
the present Parliament is at the back of this volume. Additional
written evidence may be published on the internet only.
The current staff of the Committee is Sarah Petit
(Clerk), Claire Cozens (Committee Specialist), James McQuade (Senior
Committee Assistant), Ian Blair and Sue Alexander (Committee Assistants)
and Janet Coull Trisic (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 email@example.com.