Meeting Papers & Official Reports

October 2020

22nd Meeting, Thursday 08 October 2020

The 2018/19 audit of NHS Highland

The Committee will take evidence from NHS Highland and the Scottish Government, followed by the Auditor General for Scotland and Grant Thornton UK LLP.

Work Programme.

Meeting papers for 8 October 2020 (563KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 8 October 2020

Minutes from 8 October 2020 (101KB pdf)



21st Meeting, Thursday 01 October 2020

The Committee will meet in hybrid. Some Members and witnesses may attend by video conference.

Section 23 report - HIghlands and Islands Enterprise: Management of Cairngorm mountain and funicular railway 

The Committee will take evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.

Post-legislative scrutiny: The Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016 (in private): 

The Committee will consider its next steps.

Key audit themes (in private):
The Committee will consider a draft summary of evidence.

Work Programme (in private)

Meeting papers for 1 October 2020 (577KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 1 October 2020

Minutes from 1 October 2020 (102KB pdf)



September 2020

20th Meeting, Thursday 24 September 2020

The Committee will meet in a hybrid meeting. Some Members and witnesses may attend by video conference.

Section 22 report - The 2018/19 audit of Bord na Gaidhlig.

The Committee will take evidence from Bord na Gaidhlig and the Scottish Government and then from the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.

Post-legislative scrutiny - The Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016.

Meeting papers for 24 September 2020 (855KB pdf)

Late Papers - Correspondence from Bord na Gaidhlig (1.79MB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 24 September 2020

Minutes from 24 September 2020 (100KB pdf)



19th Meeting, Thursday 17 September 2020

Some Members and witnesses may attend by video conference.

Section 23 report - Privately financed infrastructure investment: The Non-Profit Distributing (NPD) and hub models.

The Committee will take evidence from the Scottish Futures Trust and Dr Jim Cuthbert, followed by the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.

Meeting papers for 17 September 2020 (1.75MB pdf).

Official Report of Meeting 17 September 2020

Minutes for 17 September 2020 (100KB pdf)



18th Meeting, Thursday 10 September 2020

The Committee will meet in a hybrid meeting. Some Members and witnesses may appear by video conference.

Early learning and childcare: follow-up:

The Committee will take evidence from the Scottish Government and COSLA; followed by the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.

Key audit themes:

The Committee will consider a draft summary of the evidence received on leadership and workforce challenges in the health and social care sectors.

Work Programme (in private):

The Committtee will consider its work programme.

Meeting papers for 10 September 2020 (872KB pdf).

Official Report of Meeting 10 September 2020

Minutes from 10 September 2020 (101KB pdf)



17th Meeting, Thursday 03 September 2020

National Fraud Initiative 2018/19:

The Committee will take evidence from Audit Scotland.

Meeting papers for 3 September 2020 (2MB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 3 September 2020

Minutes from 3 September 2020 (99KB)



August 2020

16th Meeting, Thursday 27 August 2020

Covid-19: Implications for public finances in Scotland. 

The Committee will take evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.

Meeting papers for 27 August 2020 (734KB pdf).

 

 

Official Report of Meeting 27 August 2020

Minutes from 27 August 2020 (99KB pdf)



15th Meeting, Thursday 20 August 2020

Post-legislative Scrutiny - The Control of Dogs (Scotland) Act 2010.

The Committee will take evidence from the Minister for Community Safety and Jim Wilson, Licensing Team Leader, Scottish Government.

Meeting Papers for 20 August 2020 (153KB pdf)

 

Official Report of Meeting 20 August 2020

Minutes for 20 August 2020 (97KB pdf)



14th Meeting, Thursday 13 August 2020

Work Programme (in private).

The Committee will consider its work programme.

Meeting Agenda (42KB pdf)

Minutes from 20 August 2020 (98KB pdf)



June 2020

13th Meeting, Thursday 25 June 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on Audit Scotland's work.

Evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland.

Key audit themes.

The Committee will take evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland, on key themes arising from her time in office.

Meeting papers for 25 June 2020 (203KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 25 June 2020

Minutes from 25 June 2020 (97KB pdf)



12th Meeting, Thursday 18 June 2020

Work Programme (in private)

Meeting begins at 11:00am in public.

Section 23 report - Early learning and childcare: Follow-up

The Committee will take evidence in a virtual meeting from the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.

The 2018/19 audit of City of Glasgow College: Report on the investigation of alleged fraud:

The Committee will be invited to note the report.

Meeting papers for 18 June 2020 (896KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 18 June 2020

Minutes of 18 June 2020 (101KB pdf)



11th Meeting, Thursday 11 June 2020

The Scottish Government's response to Covid-19: governance and assurance arrangements:

The Committee will take evidence from the Leslie Evans,  Permanent Secretary, Gordon Wales, Chief Financial Officer, Lesley Fraser, Interim Director-General for Organisational Development and Operations and Shirley Rogers, Director of Organisational Readiness, Scottish Government.

Section 23 report - Affordable housing: The Scottish Government's affordable housing supply target:

The Committee will take evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.

Post-legislative scrutiny of the Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016: (possibly in private)

The Committee will consider its approach.

Meeting papers for 11 June 2020 (1.18MB pdf)

Minutes from 11 June 2020 (102KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 11 June 2020



May 2020

10th Meeting, Tuesday 05 May 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on Audit Scotland's work:

The Committee will take evidence remotely from the Auditor General for Scotland and Fraser McKinlay, Controller of Audit and Director of Performance Audit and Best Value.

Agenda (44KB pdf)

The meeting will be broadcast live from 10:00am on Tuesday 5 May 2020 on the Scottish Parliament website

Official Report of Meeting 5 May 2020

Minutes of 5 May 2020 (100KB pdf)



March 2020

9th Meeting, Thursday 19 March 2020

Change of Business.

Approach to future work programme.

The Committee will take evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland.

Revised Agenda for 19 March 2020 (48KB pdf)

 

 

 

Official Report of Meeting 19 March 2020.

Minutes from 19 March 2020 (98KB pdf)



8th Meeting, Thursday 12 March 2020

Section 22 report - The 2018/19 audit of Disclosure Scotland

The Committee will take evidence from Disclosure Scotland and the Scottish Government, followed by the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.

Post-legislative Scrutiny - Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (in private). 

The Committee will consider a revised draft report.

Audit Scotland - Code of Audit Practice 2020: Consultation draft:

The Committee will consider a draft Code of Audit Practice.

Meeting papers for 12 March 2020 (457KB pdf)

 

Official Report of Meeting 12 March 2020

Minutes from 12 March 2020 (101KB pdf)



7th Meeting, Thursday 05 March 2020

Key audit themes: Leadership and workforce challenges in the NHS:

The Committee will take evidence in a roundtable format from;

Professor June Andrews, Independant Health and Social Care Consultant; Dr David Caesar, Chair of Project Lift; Angiolina Foster, Chief Executive of NHS 24; Theresa Fyffe, Director Royal College of Nursing Scotland; Caroline Gardner, Auditor General for Scotland; Professor Paul Gray, Public Service, ethical leadership and governance, University of Glasgow; Dr Donald MacAskill, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Care; Dr Lewis Morrison, Chair, British Medical Association Scotland; Carol Shepherd, Head of Scotland, Medacs Health Care Services. 

Post-legislative Scrutiny - Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (in private);

The Committee will consider a draft report. 

Meeting papers for 5 March 2020 (353KB pdf)

Late paper - Acting Convener (80KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 5 March 2020

Minutes from 5 March 2020 (43KB pdf)



February 2020

6th Meeting, Thursday 27 February 2020

Section 22 report - The 2018/19 audit of the Scottish Police Authority

The Committee will take evidence from Lynn Brown Interim Chief Executive, David Crichton Vice Chair and Susan Deacon, former Chair, Scottish Police Authority; followed by

Chief Constable Iain Livingstone QPM and James Gray Chief Financial Officer, Police Scotland; followed by

Paul Johnston Director-General Education, Communities and Justice and Clare Hicks Deputy Director Police Division, Scottish Government; followed by

Audit Scotland.

Meeting papers for 27 February 2020 (347KB pdf)

 

 

Official Report of Meeting 27 February 2020

Minutes from 27 February 2020 (44KB pdf)



5th Meeting, Thursday 20 February 2020

Section 23 report - Privately financed infrastructure investment: The Non-Profit Distributing (NPD) and hub models:

The Committee will take evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.

Work Programme.

Meeting papers for 20 February 2020 (1.77MB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 20 February 2020

Minutes from 20 February 2020 (44KB pdf)



January 2020

4th Meeting, Thursday 30 January 2020

Section 23 report - Scotland's City Region and Growth Deals

The Committee will take evidence from Audit Scotland.

Section 22 report - The 2018/19 audit of the Scottish Prison Service (in private).

The Committee will consider a revised draft report.

Work Programme.

Meeting papers for 30 January 2020 (7.54MB pdf) 

Official Report of Meeting 30 January 2020

Minutes from 30 January 2020 (103KB pdf)



3rd Meeting, Thursday 23 January 2020

Section 22 report - 2018/19 audit of Disclosure Scotland

The Committee will take evidence form the Auditor General for Scotland, Audit Scotland and Scott-Moncrieff.

Work Programme

Section 22 report - The 2018/19 audit of the Scottish Prison Service (in Private)

Consideration of a draft report.

Meeting papers of 23 January 2020 (516KB pdf)

 

Official Report of Meeting 23 January 2020

Minutes of meeting 23 January 2020 (48KB pdf)



2nd Meeting, Thursday 16 January 2020

Section 22 report - The 2018/19 audit of Bórd na Gáidhlig: Governance and transparency.

The Committee will take evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland, Audit Scotland and Deloitte LLP.

Section 22 report - The 2018/19 audit of NHS Lothian: Delay to the opening of the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People.

The Committee will take evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland, Audit Scotland and Scott-Moncrieff.

Work Programme.

Meeting papers for 16 January 2020 (1.44MB pdf)

 

Official Report of Meeting 16 January 2020

Minutes from meeting 16 January 2020 (106KBpdf)



1st Meeting, Thursday 09 January 2020

Section 22 report - The 2018/19 audit of the Scottish Police Authority

The Committee will take evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.

Work Programme.

Meeting papers for 9 January 2020 (381KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting

Minutes from meeting from 9 January 2020 (101KB pdf)



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