Audit Scotland

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Ten years on from the Christie Commission, Stephen Boyle, the Auditor General for Scotland, discusses the continued need for change in Scotland's public services. Ten years ago, the Christie report set out an inspiring agenda for change that would put people at the heart of public services. Unl

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Audit Scotland has published its digital progress in local government report recommending that councils across Scotland should have a clear digital vision and strategy that sets out how digital transformation will deliver better outcomes for people. The report found that councils are at different st

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Audit Scotland's latest briefing paper has found that the coronavirus pandemic will have significant consequences for public spending in Scotland now and well into the future. Analysis of the financial implications of the pandemic and the uncertainty it has brought notes that more of the Scotti

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City deals have been positive for Scotland's economy but the Scottish Government does not have a plan to measure their overall long-term success, according to a report by the Accounts Commission and Audit Scotland. The public spending watchdogs said city region and growth deals have enabled economic

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The Scottish Government and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) are making good progress in widening access to high-speed broadband, but extending coverage to rural areas remains a challenge, Audit Scotland has found. The Scottish Government has targeted everyone in Scotland to be able to access

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Progress on community planning has not yet achieved the major change needed to fulfil its potential to reduce inequalities and put communities at the heart of delivering public services, Audit Scotland said today. Community planning involves councils and other public bodies working with communities,

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