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University of Guelph
Political Science
POLS 2250
Tim Mau

POLS 2250 – Public Admin & Government 3/23/2013 8:45:00 PM Public Accounts Committee March 22, 2013  Important standing committee of parliament o Government goes to parliament and asks for a sum of money; at the end of the year once all the numbers are presented the public accounts committee reviews how the money has been spent and where  Chaired by member of opposition  Reviews report of auditor general on a clause-by-clause basis  Reviews proposed and actual expenditures of government  Limited success  “Great check against doing foolish things” o Can call government officials to come before the committee to justify and explain the need specific programs o Although officials are appointed by PM they have a career span of “life” in order to avoid clashing between political parties Human Resource Management  “He is that most despised of human creatures. His activities have bought down upon his shoulder‟s the scorn and outrage of history‟ multitude. He is Homo Bureaucratus; the bureaucrat. He is the paper-pusher of the world.. he has been compared to the cockroach. Like the cockroach, he appears to have no useful function. Like the cockroach, he has many enemies. Like the cock
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