A Home Office spokeswoman has responded to calls for greater scrutiny from PCCs, she said by "by law" they are expected to publish a register of interests, including budgets and expenses.
The local electorate will judge whether PCCs are making best use of public money and hold them to account at the ballot box.
Police reforms are working and crime is falling - by more than 10% under this government.
PCCs have brought democracy into policing for the first time and given people a real say over priorities in their area.
The Home Office will consider the committee's recommendations.
More top news
A group of friends in Haverhill have left one of their mates with a fractured spine after a prank with a home-made ejector seat went wrong
Temperatures will remain low for most of the country as Britain battles against wintry showers, snow and gales this afternoon.
A giant panda has been caught in camera breaking iron bars and moving into the other cell to have a taste of milk in the next cell.