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Public Accounts Committee Reports

Part of Committee Business – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 4:45 pm on 29th September 2009.

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Photo of Sammy Wilson Sammy Wilson Shadow Spokesperson (Education), Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) 4:45 pm, 29th September 2009

I would be surprised if Departments did not agree the recommend­ations. My point was that when recommendations are made and accepted, their implementation and monitoring by Departments has an implication for resources. Sometimes, those recommendations, because of something that happened in the past, may introduce a note of caution into a Department that militates against the taking of risks to get processes moving, which is what the Chairperson of the Committee wants to encourage Departments to do.