Difference between revisions of "Public Accounts Committee"

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Parent organizationBritish House of Commons
LeaderChair of the Public Accounts Committee
SubgroupsNational Audit Office (United Kingdom)

Al-Yamamah arms deal‎

Full article: Al-Yamamah arms deal‎

The 1992 report into the Al-Yamamah arms deal‎ was withheld from (some?) members of this committee.[citation needed] In October 1994, Tam Dalyell submitted documents to parliament that he claimed proved Mark Thatcher was also involved and received a £12 million commission on the deal‎ signed off by his mother while she was UK Prime Minister. The Public Accounts Committee decided not to investigate.[1]


The Public Accounts Committee criticised the decommissioning of the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing site, noting the cost of decommissioning had now reached £67.5 billion, and there was "no indication of when that cost will stop rising".[2][3]

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  1. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2003/aug/08/saudiarabia.usa
  2. "Sellafield clean-up cost reaches 67.5bn, says report". BBC. 4 February 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2013.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "CSS").
  3. "UK lawmakers criticise management of Sellafield nuclear site". Reuters. 11 February 2014. Retrieved 12 February 2014.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "CSS").