Public Accounts Committee

In April, the MoD was criticised for announcing a German armoured personnel carrier, the Boxer, as its preferred choice to equip strike brigades without holding a competitive tender ©PA images
MoD increases competitive tenders
PAC launched its investigation into the government’s strategic suppliers after the sudden collapse of Carillion ©REUTERS/stock.adobe.com
Government outsourcing a ‘merry-go-round’ of big suppliers
Whitehall ‘shouldn’t be satisfied’ with private sector relationship
'Fuzzy thinking' over PFI contract benefits
John Collington said he would never tell a supplier their profit margins on a contract were unsustainable ©UK Parliament
'Not Whitehall’s job to ensure a supplier's profit margin'
TCS was awarded the contract to design, build and run DBS’s the new IT system in 2012 ©PA
Safeguarding contract a 'masterclass in incompetence'
A review of the government’s risk assessments showed missed opportunities to deal with problems ©PA Images
Carillion risk ratings show 'slow and clunky' system
President Putin has repeatedly denied state involvement in hacking ©PA
Cyber attack warning from UK authority
WannaCry affected more than a third of NHS trusts and resulted in more than 20,000 operations being cancelled ©PA Images
Lack of NHS readiness for cyber attack ‘alarming’
Africa lags behind in procuring and managing PPPs
The Ministry of Defence failed to factor £1.3bn in cost relating to new fleet of frigates when calculating its budget © MoD
UK defence procurement plan faces £21bn ‘black hole’
The proposals for replacing the tagging system contract is five years behind schedule ©Eamonn and James Clarke/PA Images
MoJ £60m tagging scheme a ‘waste of public money’