Public Accounts Committee

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Norfolk And Norwich University Hospital - Controversy
... The controversial Private Finance Initiative was first introduced to the public sector under the Conservative government of John Major and the contract for NNUH, one of the ... subsequent potential risks and costs borne by the public sector was thought by some critics of the deal to be unacceptably high ... In 2006 Edward Leigh, Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) and chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, appropriated a famous Edward Heath quote (original ...
Bank Of Ireland - Controversies - DIRT Controversy
... The Bank told the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee Inquiry that its liability was in the region of £1.5 million ... most celebrated of the "celebrated cases" of non-compliance and bogus non-resident accounts have to date been discovered and disclosed ... Dungarvan and, disclosed to the Oireachtas Public Accounts Sub-Committee, Ballaghaderreen (1998) and Ballygar (1999) ...
Ken Hayward
... at the 1989 state election, Hayward served as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee from March 1990 to December 1991 ... Instead, he served as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee from July 1998 to January 2004, Chair of the Scrutiny of Legislation Committee from March 2004 to August ...

Famous quotes containing the words committee, public and/or accounts:

    I find it profoundly symbolic that I am appearing before a committee of fifteen men who will report to a legislative body of one hundred men because of a decision handed down by a court comprised of nine men—on an issue that affects millions of women.... I have the feeling that if men could get pregnant, we wouldn’t be struggling for this legislation. If men could get pregnant, maternity benefits would be as sacrosanct as the G.I. Bill.
    Letty Cottin Pogrebin (20th century)

    The public buys its opinions as it buys its meat, or takes in its milk, on the principle that it is cheaper to do this than to keep a cow. So it is, but the milk is more likely to be watered.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)

    Friendship is friendship, but accounts must be kept.
    Chinese proverb.