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Committee of Public Accounts

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  • Labour MP Margaret Hodge, chair of the Committee of Public Accounts, said encouraging user choice and provider competition by extending the use of personal budgets was a welcome aim.

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  • Margaret Hodge, chairwoman of the Committee of Public Accounts, said that after the UKBA refuses extensions to visas, "it cannot guarantee that these people actually leave the country".

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  • In a scathing report, the parliament's Committee of Public Accounts, which scrutinises the way government departments spend money but has no regulatory powers, said the Typhoon project was mismanaged, pushing up costs.

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  • 'Britain's defence budget is fundamentally unaffordable,' said Edward Leigh, chairman of parliament's Committee of Public Accounts which produced the report.

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  • "Britain's defence budget is fundamentally unaffordable," said Edward Leigh, chairman of parliament's Committee of Public Accounts which produced the report.

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  • In its report on financial stability in the banking sector published on Tuesday, the influential parliamentary Committee of Public Accounts said the Treasury had been unable to explain the banks 'failure to fulfil promises, and was also largely powerless to force them to increase their lending.

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  • The Committee of Public Accounts also raised concerns about how organisers LOCOG intend to raise 400 million pounds from ticket sales while balancing its commitment on affordability.

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  • Edward Leigh, Chairman of the Committee of Public Accounts, said farmers should do more to gain taxpayers 'money.

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  • The Committee of Public Accounts also said that there was no clear understanding of the cost and success of some alternative technologies.

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  • In 2004, the Committee of Public Accounts described the original procurement of the Chinook Mk3 helicopter as "one of the worst examples of equipment procurement" that it had seen.

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