Saturday December 7, 2019

Back Room: With the power of the PAC come huge responsibilities

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC )was once viewed as a quiet backwater of parliamentary life.

13th April, 2014

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC )was once viewed as a quiet backwater of parliamentary life. Because it never dealt with the hard work of legislation or policy development, it was a place where you could take it easy during your final term in the Dáil. The Comptroller and Auditor General supplied regular reports and gave a private briefing to the committee so that members didn't even have to do their own research.

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