Meeting Papers & Official Reports

December 2017

30th Meeting, Thursday 07 December 2017

Major Capital Projects: Evidence session with Scottish Futures Trust, Transport Scotland and the Scottish Government.

Official Report of Meeting 7 December 2017



November 2017

29th Meeting, Thursday 30 November 2017

Self-Directed Support: The Committee undertook post-legislative scrutiny and heard evidence on the Auditor General's report, in a roundtable format from Inclusion Scotland, East Ayrshire Health & Social Care Partnership, Self Directed Support Scotland, Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership and Alliance Scotland.

Official Report of Meeting 30 November 2017

Minute of Proceedings of Meeting 30 November 2017 (54KB pdf)



28 Meeting, Thursday 23 November 2017

Transport Scotland's ferry services: Evidence session with Audit Scotland.  

Official Report of Meeting 23 November 2017



27th Meeting, Thursday 16 November 2017

NHS in Scotland 2017: Evidence session with the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.

Section 22 report: The 2016/17 audit of NHS Tayside: Evidence session with the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland. 

Official Report of Meeting 16 November 2017



26th Meeting, Thursday 09 November 2017

NHS Workforce planning: Evidence session with Paul Gray, Director-General Health & Social Care, Scottish Government and Chief Executive, NHS Scotland, Shirley Rogers, Director of Health Workforce and Strategic Change, and Dr Catherine Calderwood, Chief Medical Officer, Scottish Government. 

Official Report of Meeting 9 November 2017



25th Meeting, Thursday 02 November 2017

NHS Workforce planning: Evidence session with John Burns, Regional Implementation Lead for the West of Scotland and Chief Executive NHS Ayrshire & Arran, Tim Davison, Regional Implementation Lead for the East of Scotland and Chief Executive NHS Lothian, Caroline Lamb, National Board Implementation Lead and Chief Executive NHS Education for Scotland and Malcolm Wright, Regional Implementation Lead for the North of Scotland and Chief Executive NHS Grampian. 

Official Report of Meeting 2 November 2017



October 2017

24th Meeting, Thursday 26 October 2017

Principles for a digital future: Lessons learned from public sector IT projects: Evidence session with Scottish Government; and then evidence from Audit Scotland.

Work Programme (Private) 

Official Report of Meeting 26 October 2017



23rd Meeting, Thursday 05 October 2017

The 2016/17 audit of the Scottish Government Consolidated Accounts - Auditor General for Scotland's section 22 report:
Evidence session with the Auditor General, Stephen Boyle, Assistant Director, and Michael Oliphant, Senior Audit Manager, Audit Scotland.

Official Report of Meeting 5 October 2017



September 2017

22 Meeting, Thursday 28 September 2017

Self-Directed Support 2017 Progress Report: Evidence session with Fraser McKinlay, Director of Performance Audit and Best Value, Antony Clark, Assistant Director, Lorraine Gillies, Senior Manager, and Zoe McGuire, Audit Scotland.

Official Report of Meeting 28 September 2017



21 Meeting, Thursday 21 September 2017

NHS workforce planning: Evidence session with Caroline Gardner, Auditor General for Scotland, Richard Robinson, Audit Manager, and Nichola Williams, Auditor, Audit Scotland.

Official Report of Meeting 21 September 2017



20 Meeting, Thursday 14 September 2017

Scotland's colleges 2017: Evidence session with Dr John Kemp, Interim Chief Executive, Scottish Funding Council, Paul Johnston, Director General, Education, Communities and Justice, Aileen McKechnie, Director of Advanced Learning and Science, Scottish Government and Shona Struthers, Chief Executive, Colleges Scotland and then further evidence from Caroline Gardner, Auditor General for Scotland, Stuart Nugent, Audit Manager and Mark MacPherson, Senior Manager.

Official Report of Meeting 14 September 2017



19th Meeting, Thursday 07 September 2017

Common Agricultural Policy Futures programme further update: Evidence session with Liz Ditchburn, Director-General Economy, and Elinor Mitchell, Director, Agriculture, Food and Rural Communities, Scottish Government and then further evidence from Caroline Gardner, Auditor General for Scotland; Gemma Diamond, Senior Manager, Audit Scotland.  

Official Report of Meeting 7 September 2017



June 2017

18th Meeting, Thursday 29 June 2017

Official Report of meeting 29 June 2017

Please note this meeting will begin at 8.45am.

The 2015/16 audit of Edinburgh College: evidence session with Edinburgh College

CAP Futures programme: Further update: evidence session with Auditor General for Scotland

Scotland's colleges 2017: evidence session with Auditor General for Scotland



17th Meeting, Thursday 22 June 2017

Section 22 report: Moray College.

Evidence session with Nick Clinton, Director of Finance, Anne Lindsay, Assistant Principal, Murray Easton, Board Vice chair, and Peter Graham, board Chair, Moray College;  Clive Mulholland, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, and Fiona Larg, Secretary and Chief Operating Officer, University of the Highlands and Islands.

Section 22 report: Lews Castle College.

Evidence session with Iain Macmillan, Principal and Vice-Chancellor and Fiona Larg, Secretary and Chief Operating Officer, University of the Highlands and Islands.

Official Report of Meeting 22 June 2017



16th Meeting, Thursday 15 June 2017

Administration of the Scottish Rate of Income Tax 2015/16: Evidence session with Jim Harra, Additional Accounting Officer for Scottish Income Tax and Director General Customer Strategy and Tax Design and Sarah Walker, Deputy Director Devolution, HMRC.

Post-legislative scrutiny: the National Fraud Initiative: Evidence session with Derek Mackay, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution, and Brian Taylor, Senior Risk Manager, Scottish Government.

 

 

Official Report of Meeting 15 June 2017



15th Meeting, Thursday 01 June 2017

Post-legislative scrutiny of the National Fraud Initiative.

Evidence session with two panels:

Panel One -  Aberdeen City Council, Midlothian Council, Moray Council and South Lanarkshire Council

Panel Two - Audit Scotland, Cabinet Office, Northern Ireland Audit Office and Wales Audit Office

Major Capital Projects.

 

Official Report of Meeting 1 June 2017



May 2017

14th Meeting, Thursday 25 May 2017

Principles for a digital future.

Evidence session with Audit Scotland.

Official Report of Meeting 25 May 2017



13th Meeting, Thursday 18 May 2017


'The 2015/16 audit of Edinburgh College', 'The  2015/16 audit of Lews Castle College' and 'The 2015/16 audit of Moray College'.

Evidence session with Caroline Gardner, Auditor General for Scotland, Mark MacPherson, Senior Manager, Anne MacDonald, Senior Audit Manager and Dharshi Santhakumaran, Audit Manager, from Audit Scotland; Hugh Harvie, Partner, KPMG and Michael Lavender, Audit Manager from Scott-Moncrieff.

Official Report of Meeting 18 May 2017



12th Meeting, Thursday 11 May 2017

The 2015/16 audit of the Scottish Police Authority.

Evidence session with Derek Penman, HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary in Scotland, Brian Barbour and Moi Ali, former board members of the Scottish Police Authority and David Hume, George Graham and Iain Whyte, current board members of the Scottish Police Authority.

The 2015/16 audit of Edinburgh College, the 2015/16 audit of Lews Castle College and the 2015/16 audit of Moray College.

Evidence session with Audit Scotland.

Official Report of Meeting 11 May 2017



April 2017

11th Meeting, Thursday 27 April 2017

Managing new financial powers: an update. 

Evidence session with  Audit Scotland.

Official Report of Meeting 27 April 2017



10th Meeting, Thursday 20 April 2017

The 2015/16 audit of the Scottish Police Authority.

Evidence session with Scottish Police Authority, Scottish Government and Audit Scotland.

Official Report of Meeting 20 April 2017



March 2017

9th Meeting, Thursday 30 March 2017

The 2015/16 audit of NHS Tayside.

Evidence session with NHS Tayside and Audit Scotland.

Official Report of Meeting 30 March 2017



8th Meeting, Thursday 23 March 2017

The Administration of the Scottish Rate of Income Tax 2015-16.

Evidence session with National Audit Office and Auditor General for Scotland

Official Report of Meeting 23 March 2016



7th Meeting, Thursday 16 March 2017

i6: a review

Evidence session with Audit Scotland.

Changing models of health and social care

Evidence session with Scottish Government.

Official Report of Meeting 16 March 2017



6th Meeting, Thursday 02 March 2017

The 2015/16 audit of the Scottish Police Authority

Evidence session with Scottish Police Authority, Police Scotland, Scottish Government and Audit Scotland.

Official Report of Meeting 2 March 2017



February 2017

5th Meeting, Thursday 09 February 2017

The 2015/16 audit of NHS Tayside: Financial sustainability

Evidence session with the Auditor General for Scotland.

Changing models of health and social care

Evidence session with the Auditor General for Scotland.

Official Report of Meeting 9 February 2017



4th Meeting, Thursday 02 February 2017

Official Report of Meeting 2 February 2017

Audit of higher education in Scottish universities

Evidence session with John Swinney MSP, the Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education & Skills.

Scotland's colleges 2016 

Evidence session with John Swinney MSP, the Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education & Skills.



January 2017

3rd Meeting, Thursday 26 January 2017

The 2015/16 audit of the Scottish Police Authority

Evidence with the Auditor General for Scotland.

Superfast broadband for Scotland: A progress update

Official Report of Meeting 26 January 2017



2nd Meeting, Thursday 19 January 2017

Maintaining Scotland's roads: A follow-up report

Evidence with Scottish Government, Transport Scotland, Roads Collaboration Board and Audit Scotland.

Official Report of Meeting 19 January 2017



1st Meeting, Thursday 12 January 2017

Financial overview 2015-16

Evidence with Accounts Commission and Audit Scotland.

 

Official Report of Meeting 12 January 2017



Name change

On 29 September 2016, the Public Audit Committee's name and remit was amended to the Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee.