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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia's Finance Ministry announces 1MDB's new 3-member board of directorsMinistry of Finance Inc., as the 100% shareholder of 1MDB, also said it has imp
Malaysia's Finance Ministry announces 1MDB's new 3-member board of directors
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 minutes ago
Ministry of Finance Inc., as the 100% shareholder of 1MDB, also said it has implemented the recommendations by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to amend the 1MDB Articles of Association, with effect from 31 May 2016. This includes,... Read more
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The Star
Treasury Sec-Gen Irwan Serigar heads 1MDB boardsuccessful rationalisation plan. MoF Inc, which owns 100% of 1MDB, confirmed i
Treasury Sec-Gen Irwan Serigar heads 1MDB board
The Star / Posted 9 minutes ago
successful rationalisation plan. MoF Inc, which owns 100% of 1MDB, confirmed it had implemented the recommendations by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to amend the 1MDB Articles of Association, with effect from May 31. “This includes, amongst... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Martin Callinan controversy expected to be raised in DáilNóirín O'Sullivan denied any knowledge of a private meeting between her predece
Martin Callinan controversy expected to be raised in Dáil
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 minutes ago
Nóirín O'Sullivan denied any knowledge of a private meeting between her predecessor and the former chair of the Public Accounts Committee. Clare Daly of Independents4Change said that TD John McGuinness also has questions to answer. "If... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Jozi businesses join power theft racketCity Power has confirmed receiving increasing reports of electricity theft by b
Jozi businesses join power theft racket
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 hours ago
City Power has confirmed receiving increasing reports of electricity theft by businesses. In a report to the municipal public accounts committee, City Power says businesses "resort to bypassing meters due to high costs" of power, which have risen... Read more
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Irish Examiner
John McGuinness: I was right not to reveal Callinan meeting earlierMcGuinness: I was right not to reveal Callinan meeting earlier John McGuinness
John McGuinness: I was right not to reveal Callinan meeting earlier
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 hours ago
McGuinness: I was right not to reveal Callinan meeting earlier John McGuinness, the former chairman of the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee, has rejected criticisms of his decision to only reveal, last week, his secret meeting with... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Martin Callinan urged to explain secret meeting with John McGuinnesspressure to explain why he said whistle-blower Maurice McCabe “could not be tru
Martin Callinan urged to explain secret meeting with John McGuinness
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 hours ago
pressure to explain why he said whistle-blower Maurice McCabe “could not be trusted” during a secret meeting with ex- Public Accounts Committee chair John McGuinness. Last night, there were clear signs that Mr Callinan acted alone in seeking... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sinn Féin seeks answers over John McGuinness meeting with Martin Callinanthe head of a parliamentary watchdog over whistle-blower Sergeant Maurice McCab
Sinn Féin seeks answers over John McGuinness meeting with Martin Callinan
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 hours ago
the head of a parliamentary watchdog over whistle-blower Sergeant Maurice McCabe. John McGuinness, former chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), was forced to defend releasing information about the January 2014 car park encounter with... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sinn Fein seeks answers over John McGuinness meeting with Martin Callinanthe head of a parliamentary watchdog over whistle-blower Sergeant Maurice McCab
Sinn Fein seeks answers over John McGuinness meeting with Martin Callinan
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 hours ago
the head of a parliamentary watchdog over whistle-blower Sergeant Maurice McCabe. John McGuinness, former chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), was forced to defend releasing information about the January 2014 car park encounter with Ma... Read more
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The Economic Times
CAG report on the AgustaWestland to be examined: PAC Chairman KV ThomasKOCHI: Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is ready to examine the CAG
CAG report on the AgustaWestland to be examined: PAC Chairman KV Thomas
The Economic Times / Posted 16 hours ago
KOCHI: Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is ready to examine the CAG report on the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal, its Chairman K V Thomas said today. "The PAC is ready to examine all issues, including acquisition of helicopters for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Water Infrastructure Needs Rehabilitationwas said by the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Wat
Water Infrastructure Needs Rehabilitation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
was said by the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources Mr Kgomotso Abi before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) adding that the situation called for rehabilitation of the infrastructure to avoid the... Read more
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RTE News
McGuinness defends timing of Callinan disclosureFormer chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness has said he
McGuinness defends timing of Callinan disclosure
RTE News / Posted 20 hours ago
Former chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness has said he is "vindicated" in his decision to speak out now about a secret meeting he had with the former garda commissioner Martin Callinan two years ago. Speaking on RTÉ’s Today... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Border boss who warned of migrant boats 5 YEARS ago 'told they weren't priority'from a boat near Dymchurch, Kent "There have been reports by the National Audi
Border boss who warned of migrant boats 5 YEARS ago 'told they weren't priority'
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 hours ago
from a boat near Dymchurch, Kent "There have been reports by the National Audit Office that were followed up at the Public Accounts Committee. "My sense was this wasn't a major priority. This was a lower priority in the face of other... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Border chief warned of UK-bound boats 5 YEARS ago but it was a 'low priority'from a boat near Dymchurch, Kent "There have been reports by the National Audi
Border chief warned of UK-bound boats 5 YEARS ago but it was a 'low priority'
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 hours ago
from a boat near Dymchurch, Kent "There have been reports by the National Audit Office that were followed up at the Public Accounts Committee. "My sense was this wasn't a major priority. This was a lower priority in the face of other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Nandala, Wadri Face Probe Over UNRAsix sets of his annual accountability reports for 2008/09 up to 2013/14 but non
MPs Nandala, Wadri Face Probe Over UNRA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
six sets of his annual accountability reports for 2008/09 up to 2013/14 but none had been debated by the Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) by 2015 when the commission started its inquiry. Mr Nandala and Mr Wadri headed PAC at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Call for Action On Auditspublic assets and human resources and lack of accountability in State enterpris
MPs Call for Action On Audits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
public assets and human resources and lack of accountability in State enterprises and Government ministries. Parliament's Public Accounts Committee called for reforms to ensure the AG and Parliament have power to deal with errant ministries and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Civil Society Calls for Tough Measures on Public Funds Managementmoney," Munyamaliza said. He added that the civil society was looking forward
Civil Society Calls for Tough Measures on Public Funds Management
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
money," Munyamaliza said. He added that the civil society was looking forward to working closely with the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee to 'amplify' their voice and in tracking public expenditures. The latest annual report for the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Former and current Garda commissioners car park meeting ‘must be explained’whistle-blower Maurice McCabe took place. The TD who was asked to attend the m
Former and current Garda commissioners car park meeting ‘must be explained’
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
whistle-blower Maurice McCabe took place. The TD who was asked to attend the meeting with Mr Callinan, former Dáil public accounts committee chair John McGuinness, has called for an explanation after the latest controversy for the Garda... Read more
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express
Fury as £100m in legal aid is wasted on cases that are never heard in courtsCrown Prosecution Service £21.5million on trials that didn’t take place, accord
Fury as £100m in legal aid is wasted on cases that are never heard in courts
express / Posted yesterday
Crown Prosecution Service £21.5million on trials that didn’t take place, according to a parliamentary report. MPs on the Public Accounts Committee blamed central government budget cuts causing waste in other areas of the justice system. The... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Consumers owe ECG GH¢1.6bnGH¢1.6 billion in electricity bills as of 2014. The acting Director of Finance
Consumers owe ECG GH¢1.6bn
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
GH¢1.6 billion in electricity bills as of 2014. The acting Director of Finance of the ECG, Mr Frank Anokwafo, told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) last Thursday that the government owed GH¢950 million as a result of subsidies and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Clarification sought on garda whistleblower storiesto clarify what stories were spread about whistle-blower Sergeant Maurice McCab
Clarification sought on garda whistleblower stories
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
to clarify what stories were spread about whistle-blower Sergeant Maurice McCabe. John McGuinness, former chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), demanded explanations after revealing ex-police chief Martin Callinan invited him to a hotel... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Clarification sought on Garda whistle-blower storiesto clarify what stories were spread about whistle-blower Sergeant Maurice McCab
Clarification sought on Garda whistle-blower stories
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
to clarify what stories were spread about whistle-blower Sergeant Maurice McCabe. John McGuinness, former chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), demanded explanations after revealing ex-police chief Martin Callinan invited him to a hotel... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mayor's fraud rap 'an ANC ploy'in favour of Khonza,” Ntutu said. Khonza appeared with another councillor, Nan
Mayor's fraud rap 'an ANC ploy'
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
in favour of Khonza,” Ntutu said. Khonza appeared with another councillor, Nanziwe Rulashe, chairwoman of the municipal public accounts committee at the Nkonkobe Local Municipality. The two were charged with defrauding the Amathole District... Read more
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RTE News
Call for Callinan to clarify intentions of meetingFormer chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness has called
Call for Callinan to clarify intentions of meeting
RTE News / Posted yesterday
Former chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness has called on former garda commissioner Martin Callinan to clarify his intentions during a secret meeting between them two years ago. In the Dáil last week, Mr McGuinness said he... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Nóirín O'Sullivan 'has Government's full confidence', says Chief Whip Regina DohertyGovernment," she said. "She has a willingness to change the culture (of the Ga
Nóirín O'Sullivan 'has Government's full confidence', says Chief Whip Regina Doherty
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
Government," she said. "She has a willingness to change the culture (of the Gardaí)." Meanwhile, the former head of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said he believed the head of the new Policing Authority would change the culture of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dialogue Sounds Good, but Potholes Ahead Look Nasty and Intimidatingon the "Chickengate" affair and handed the file to the DPP to prosecute suspect
Dialogue Sounds Good, but Potholes Ahead Look Nasty and Intimidating
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
on the "Chickengate" affair and handed the file to the DPP to prosecute suspects. Also the other day Parliament's Public Accounts Committee did a report that recommended action on three IEBC commissioners over questionable acquisition of... Read more
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The Star
PAC denies report Jho Low owner of Good Star LtdPETALING JAYA: Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Datuk Hasan Arifin (pic
PAC denies report Jho Low owner of Good Star Ltd
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
PETALING JAYA: Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Datuk Hasan Arifin (pic) has denied that Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho is the owner of Good Star Limited. The Wall Street Journal previously revealed a confidential letter from Bank Negara... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Bank Negara lodges report against WSJBhd (1MDB). It is understood that one of the reports could be related to a pur
Bank Negara lodges report against WSJ
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 days ago
Bhd (1MDB). It is understood that one of the reports could be related to a purported leaked document from BNM to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on ownership of Good Star Ltd by Jho Taek Low or better known as Jho Low. Najib said the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Whistleblower Maurice McCabe 'not to be trusted' according to former Garda commissionerMcCabe 'not to be trusted' according to former Garda commissioner Former Garda
Whistleblower Maurice McCabe 'not to be trusted' according to former Garda commissioner
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
McCabe 'not to be trusted' according to former Garda commissioner Former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan met the then Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman John McGuinness in secret in 2014 to say that Sergeant Maurice McCabe was “not to be... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Martin Callinan's secret attempt to discredit whistleblower Maurice McCabewhistleblower Maurice McCabe Michael Clifford and Daniel McConnell Former Gar
Martin Callinan's secret attempt to discredit whistleblower Maurice McCabe
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
whistleblower Maurice McCabe Michael Clifford and Daniel McConnell Former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan met the then Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman John McGuinness in secret in 2014 to say that Sergeant Maurice McCabe was “not to be... Read more
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The Hindu
Panel to take up CAG report on copter dealThe Congress-headed Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has decided to take
Panel to take up CAG report on copter deal
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
The Congress-headed Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has decided to take up a 2013 Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, apart from several other defence related issues. This follows a demand... Read more
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Raw Story
US Nuclear Command is still using floppy disksPC manufacturer Dell followed suit in 2003 and now they are but a distant memor
US Nuclear Command is still using floppy disks
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
PC manufacturer Dell followed suit in 2003 and now they are but a distant memory. But, according to a recent US government public accounts committee report, legacy computer systems using floppy disks are still used today for controlling part of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2014 Very Difficult Year for GTboard, Says Board Chairmanby the Ebola virus in West Africa. The GTBoard chairman made this statement re
2014 Very Difficult Year for GTboard, Says Board Chairman
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
by the Ebola virus in West Africa. The GTBoard chairman made this statement recently before the joint session of the Public Accounts Committee and Public Enterprises Committee (PAC/PEC) of the National Assembly, while presenting The GT... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ministry Promises Attention to Villageshas acknowledged that the ministry officials have not been maintaining visibili
Ministry Promises Attention to Villages
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
has acknowledged that the ministry officials have not been maintaining visibility in the villages. Speaking before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Mr Magosi said it was true that his ministry was not visible in some areas because of limited... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
OP Performance Satisfactoryhas performed relatively well with regards to budget allocated to it for the ye
OP Performance Satisfactory
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
has performed relatively well with regards to budget allocated to it for the year under review. Submitting before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Wednesday, Ms Moepeng said in terms of expenditure and revenue collection, the ministry had... Read more
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Aliran Online
Whatever happened to 1MDB's Cayman Islands funds?the nature of this fund? Bridge Global SPC was incorporated in the Cayman Islan
Whatever happened to 1MDB's Cayman Islands funds?
Aliran Online / Posted 3 days ago
the nature of this fund? Bridge Global SPC was incorporated in the Cayman Islands, but of course. According to Parliament’s public accounts committee report on 1MDB, this was a new entity – just a month old; it didn’t have a licence for investment... Read more
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The Financial Express
PAC takes up CAG report on AgustaWestland issueon various reports of the CAG, pertaining to several ministries and departments
PAC takes up CAG report on AgustaWestland issue
The Financial Express / Posted 3 days ago
on various reports of the CAG, pertaining to several ministries and departments that the panel will examine. (Reuters) Public Accounts Committee (PAC), headed by Congress member K V Thomas, has taken up the CAG report on the contentious... Read more
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The Hindu
Congress-led PAC takes up CAG report on AgustaWestland issueThe Public Accounts Committee (PAC), headed by Congress member K.V. Thomas, has
Congress-led PAC takes up CAG report on AgustaWestland issue
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC), headed by Congress member K.V. Thomas, has taken up the CAG report on the contentious AgustaWestland issue apart from going into over half-a-dozen other defence-related issues. Acquisition of helicopters for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia's central bank governor lodges police report against WSJby political pressure. It also published an allegedly classified letter from c
Malaysia's central bank governor lodges police report against WSJ
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
by political pressure. It also published an allegedly classified letter from central bank Bank Negara to the head of the Public Accounts Committee "confirming" that Hong Kong-based businessman Jho Low owned Good Star Limited - a now-dissolved... Read more
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Bolton News
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victimsby a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influent
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victims
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
by a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influential committee of MPs has revealed. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the system was "bedevilled by long-standing poor performance including delays and... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victimsby a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influent
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victims
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 4 days ago
by a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influential committee of MPs has revealed. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the system was "bedevilled by long-standing poor performance including delays and... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victimsby a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influent
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victims
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
by a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influential committee of MPs has revealed. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the system was "bedevilled by long-standing poor performance including delays and... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victimsby a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influent
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victims
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
by a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influential committee of MPs has revealed. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the system was "bedevilled by long-standing poor performance including delays and... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victimsby a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influent
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victims
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
by a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influential committee of MPs has revealed. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the system was "bedevilled by long-standing poor performance including delays and... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victimsby a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influent
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victims
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
by a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influential committee of MPs has revealed. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the system was "bedevilled by long-standing poor performance including delays and... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victimsby a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influent
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victims
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
by a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influential committee of MPs has revealed. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the system was "bedevilled by long-standing poor performance including delays and... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victimsby a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influent
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victims
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
by a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influential committee of MPs has revealed. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the system was "bedevilled by long-standing poor performance including delays and... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victimsby a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influent
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victims
Kingston Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
by a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influential committee of MPs has revealed. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the system was "bedevilled by long-standing poor performance including delays and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victimsby a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influent
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victims
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
by a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influential committee of MPs has revealed. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the system was "bedevilled by long-standing poor performance including delays and... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victimsby a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influent
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victims
Streatham Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
by a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influential committee of MPs has revealed. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the system was "bedevilled by long-standing poor performance including delays and... Read more
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Bury Times
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victimsby a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influent
'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victims
Bury Times / Posted 4 days ago
by a criminal justice system "close to breaking point", a report by an influential committee of MPs has revealed. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the system was "bedevilled by long-standing poor performance including delays and... Read more
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