The work of the Public Administration Select Committee (PASC). Bernard Jenkin MP. A very short history. Established in 1997 Combined the remits of two committees A committee on the Ombudsman A committee on public service Chaired by Rhodri Morgan (1997-1999) Tony Wright (1999-2010)
(House of Commons Standing Order No. 146)
Follow up to the National Strategy inquiry
Govt should have used this as an opportunity to transfer function to charities and mutuals
Changes “could lead to weaker leadership and disperse power at a critical time of change in government”
Result: A recipe for rip-offs
A ‘revolving door’ between business and Whitehall?