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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

2nd Meeting, 2022

09:00am, 20 January 2022

www.scottishparliament.tv

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

The 2020/21 audit of Scottish Canals section 22 report

Letter to Convener from Stephen Boyle, the Auditor General for Scotland, 23 December 2021

Public Audit Committee

The 2020/21 audit of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Letter to the Convener from Stephen Boyle, the Auditor General for Scotland, 21 December 2021

Public Audit Committee

The 2020/21 audit of the Crofting Commission - follow up

Letter from the Convener to Rod Mackenzie, Former Convener of the Crofting Commission, 17 December 2021

Official Reports

Official Reports

Meeting date: Thursday, December 16, 2021

Public Audit Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Section 22 Report: “The 2020/21 audit of the Crofting Commission”

Meeting date: Thursday, December 9, 2021

Public Audit Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Section 22 Report: “The 2020/21 audit of National Records of Scotland”

Meeting date: Thursday, December 2, 2021

Public Audit Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Section 22 Report: “The 2020/21 audit of the Crofting Commission”, Section 22 Report: “The 2020/21 audit of NHS National Services Scotland”; and “Personal protective equipment”

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.