Authorising Government expenditure: steps to more effective scrutiny Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Wednesday 20 April 2016

Scherie Nicol, Analyst, Parliamentary Scrutiny, Budgeting and Public Expenditures Division, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Ronnie Downes, Deputy Head, Budgeting and Public Expenditure Division, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and Dr Joachim Wehner, Associate Professor in Public Policy, Department of Government, London School of Economics


Wednesday 4 May 2016

Sir Stephen Laws and Professor John McEldowney, academic members of the Study of Parliament Group


Wednesday 10 May 2016

Professor David Heald, Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow


Wednesday 5 July 2016

Meg Hillier MP, Chair, Committee of Public Accounts


John Pugh MP


Tuesday 12 July 2016

Dr John Benger, Clerk Assistant and Managing Director, Chamber and Committees, Colin Lee, Principal Clerk, Select Committees, and Marek Kubala, Clerk of Supply, House of Commons Service


Wednesday 19 October 2016

Rt Hon David Gauke MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, and Rt Hon David Lidington MP, Leader of the House of Commons


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