Audit Scotland update, July 2017

Audit Scotland

Newsletter - July 2017


AS Annual Report

Our Annual Report - out now

Performance, quality and engagement

Read our annual report and accounts to find out how well we're performing, and about our focus on audit quality and independence. It also highlights key areas of our work, including new financial powers and engagement with stakeholders. For the first time we've produced a short animation, highlighting key facts and figures from the report.

Accounts Commission

Apply to be Chair, Accounts Commission

The Accounts Commission is looking for a chair. It's a great opportunity to have a central role in influencing and improving how councils and other public bodies address the challenges facing Scotland and help people’s lives. Find out more about the role in a blog by the Secretary, Accounts Commission. 

Accounts Commission AR 2017

Accounts Commission - Annual report, strategy and action plan

The Commission's annual report for 2016/17 is out now. It highlights the work which has been done over the past year. Looking forwards, read the Commission's Strategy and action plan outlining priorities for the next five years.

Internstional report

Our International work

Our work attracts interest from across the world. From financial devolution to auditing local government we’re pleased to share and exchange our knowledge with delegates from overseas. We strive to be world class and improve the use of public money - this includes learning what works well elsewhere. Read more in our 2016/17 International annual report.


Read about our latest reports, focusing on high profile national issues and our Audit of Best Value: Inverclyde Council. Find out more about the role of Chair, Accounts Commission.

Recent reports

BVAR Inverclyde

Audit of Best Value: Inverclyde Council

Scotland's colleges 2017

Audit of Scotland's colleges

CAP 2017

Common Agricultural Policy Futures programme: further update

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We're supporting The Brain Tumour Charity. Find out more...

Coming soon


Find out about our future work programme.