The 2018/19 audit of Bord na Gaidhlig: Governance and transparency

 

The 2018/19 audit of Bord na Gaidhlig: Governance and transparency

Caroline Gardner, Auditor General for Scotland, said: "Gaelic is an important part of Scotland's culture. 
"But all public bodies, irrespective of their size, must demonstrate clear and effective governance and make key decisions in an open and transparent way.
"The Bòrd's leadership team and board must deliver significant improvements  in the issues raised to establish the trust and confidence of staff and stakeholders, including the Parliament and the public."

The 2018/19 audit of Bord na Gaidhlig: Governance and transparency

 

Oral evidence session 16 January 2020

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

Please read the Official Report of 16 January 2020.

Meeting papers for 16 January 2020 (1.44B pdf).

Minutes from meeting 16 January 2020

 

The Committee agreed to take oral evidence from Bord na Gaidhlig and the Scottish Government at a future meeting. This was subsequently posponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

Meeting correspondence and follow-up

Letter from Permanent Secretary to Convener, 11 March 2020 (180KB pdf)

Letter from Acting Convener to Chief Executive, 28 May 2020 (158KB pdf)

Letter from Acting Convener to Director-General for Education, Communities and Justice, 28 May 2020 (157KB pdf)

Letter from Chief Executive to Acting Convener, 24 June 2020 (300KB pdf)

Letter from Chief Executive to Acting Convener (Gaelic Version), 24 June 2020 (126KB pdf)

Letter from Director-General for Education, Communities and Justice to Acting Convener, 10 July 2020 (275KB pdf)

Oral evidence session 24 September 2020

The Committee will take evidence from Shona MacLennan, Chief Executive, Mary MacInnes, Chair and Dr Stewart MacLeod, Chair of Audit and Assurance Committee, Bord na Gaidhlig and:

Paul Johnston, Director-General for Education, Communities and Justice and Douglas Ansdell, Head of Gaelic and Scots Team, Scottish Government, followed by;

the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.

Meeting papers for 24 September 2020.

Late Papers - Correspondence from Bord na Gaidhlig

 
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