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Public Audit Committee

The Public Audit Committee was established in June 2021. It mainly focuses on reports published by the Auditor General for Scotland to ensure that public money is spent efficiently and effectively by

  • the Scottish Government, and
  • other public bodies (including colleges, police and fire services and the NHS).

Next meeting

20th Meeting, 2022

Agenda: Decision on taking business in private, New Vessels for the Clyde and Hebrides: Arrangements to deliver vessels 801 and 802, Major Capital Projects, Major Capital Projects, New Vessels for the Clyde and Hebrides: Arrangements to deliver vessels 801 and 802

09:00am, 30 June 2022

T1.60-CR4 The Clerk Maxwell Room

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Lynn Russell, the Clerk for the committee at publicaudit.committee@parliament.scot.

Tagh raon-ama:

Phone: 0131 348 5186 .

Post-d: @SP_PublicAudit

If you're appearing as a witness at a committee, take a look at our witness guide for more information.

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Tagh raon-ama Public Audit Committee

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Leonard, Richard

Richard Leonard

Convener

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Dowey, Sharon

Sharon Dowey

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Beattie, Colin

Colin Beattie

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Midlothian North and Musselburgh (Constituency)

Coffey, Willie

Willie Coffey

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley (Constituency)

Hoy, Craig

Craig Hoy

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

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Burnett, Alexander

Alexander Burnett

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Aberdeenshire West (Constituency)

Clark, Katy

Katy Clark

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Kidd, Bill

Bill Kidd

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Glasgow Anniesland (Constituency)

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Correspondence

Committee correspondence

Public Audit Committee

New Vessels for the Clyde and Hebrides: CMAL submission

Submission to the Convener from Kevin Hobbs, Chief Executive Officer, Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited, 29 June 2022

Public Audit Committee

New Vessels for the Clyde and Hebrides: Submission Euan Haig

Submission to the Convener from Euan Haig, 29 June 2022

Public Audit Committee

New Vessels for the Clyde and Hebrides: Auditor General for Scotland update FMEL records

Letter to the Convener from Stephen Boyle, the Auditor General for Scotland, 28 June 2022

Official Reports

Official Reports

Meeting date: Thursday, June 23, 2022

Public Audit Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Section 23 Report: “Scotland’s financial response to Covid-19”, “Scotland’s economy: supporting businesses through the Covid-19 pandemic”, Section 23 Report: “Social security: Progress on implementing the devolved benefits”

Meeting date: Thursday, June 16, 2022

Public Audit Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Section 23 Report: “New vessels for the Clyde and Hebrides: Arrangements to deliver vessels 801 and 802”

Meeting date: Thursday, June 9, 2022

Public Audit Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Section 23 Report: “New vessels for the Clyde and Hebrides: Arrangements to deliver vessels 801 and 802”

Reports

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01 June 2022

Annual Report 2021-22

This report sets out the Public Audit Committee's annual report for the parliamentary year from 13 May 2021 to 12 May 2022.

21 February 2022

The 2020/21 audit of the Crofting Commission

The Public Audit Committee reports on its scrutiny of the Auditor General for Scotland's section 22 report on the 2020/21 audit of the Crofting Commission.

25 March 2021

Annual Report 2020-21

Annual Report of the Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee

Remit

There shall be a committee, the remit of which is to consider and report on the following (and any additional matter added under Rule 6.1.5A): 

  1. any accounts laid before the Parliament;
  2. any report laid before or made to the Parliament by the Auditor General for Scotland; and
  3. any other document laid before the Parliament, or referred to it by the Parliamentary Bureau or by the Auditor General for Scotland, concerning financial control, accounting and auditing in relation to public expenditure.