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==Al-Yamamah arms deal‎==
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===Al-Yamamah arms deal‎===
 
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The 1992 report into the Al-Yamamah arms deal‎ was withheld from (some?) members of this committee.{{cn}} 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  
 
The 1992 report into the Al-Yamamah arms deal‎ was withheld from (some?) members of this committee.{{cn}} 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.<ref>http://www.theguardian.com/world/2003/aug/08/saudiarabia.usa</ref>
 
signed off by his mother while she was [[UK Prime Minister]]. The Public Accounts Committee decided not to investigate.<ref>http://www.theguardian.com/world/2003/aug/08/saudiarabia.usa</ref>
  
==Sellafield==
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===Sellafield===
 
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".<ref name=bbc-20130204>{{cite news |url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-21298117 |title=Sellafield clean-up cost reaches 67.5bn, says report |publisher=BBC |date=4 February 2013 |accessdate=19 February 2013}}</ref><ref name=reuters-20140211>{{cite news |url=http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/02/11/uk-britain-nuclear-sellafield-idUKBREA1A00420140211 |title=UK lawmakers criticise management of Sellafield nuclear site |publisher=Reuters |date=11 February 2014 |accessdate=12 February 2014}}</ref>
 
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".<ref name=bbc-20130204>{{cite news |url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-21298117 |title=Sellafield clean-up cost reaches 67.5bn, says report |publisher=BBC |date=4 February 2013 |accessdate=19 February 2013}}</ref><ref name=reuters-20140211>{{cite news |url=http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/02/11/uk-britain-nuclear-sellafield-idUKBREA1A00420140211 |title=UK lawmakers criticise management of Sellafield nuclear site |publisher=Reuters |date=11 February 2014 |accessdate=12 February 2014}}</ref>
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Revision as of 09:53, 6 May 2017

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

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