Scotland's City Region and Growth Deals

 

Scotland's City Region and Growth Deals

Graham Sharp, Chair of the Accounts Commission said: 
"City deals have had a positive effect across Scotland, strengthening relationships between councils, government, business, our universities and other partners.  
"It's early days, but it's important lines of accountability for deals are now made clearer and that the right staff are in place to develop and deliver deals at a time of considerable financial pressure for councils and the wider public sector."
Caroline Gardner, Auditor General for Scotland, said: 
"A significant amount of public money has been committed to city deals, but the programme's lack of aims and objectives means opportunities may already have been missed to ensure deals contribute to national outcomes.
"The Scottish Government needs to show how it will measure deals' long-term success and work with councils to improve transparency around the approval process for individual projects."

Scotland's City Region and Growth Deals

 

Oral evidence session 30 January 2020

The Committee took evidence from Audit Scotland.

Meeting papers for 30 January 2020.

Minutes from 30 January 2020

 
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