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SCOTTISH COMMISSION FOR PUBLIC AUDIT MINUTES 3rd Meeting, (Session 2) 2003 Committee Room 3 Wednesday 8th October 2003
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Members present:

Margaret Jamieson (Convener)

Cathy Peattie

Mr Brian Monteith

Mr Keith Raffan

Mr Andrew Welsh

 

Also present was Dave Ferguson, Audit Adviser

The meeting opened at 3.05 p.m.

1. Audit Scotland’s 2004/05 Budget: (in private): The Commission considered the lines of questioning to be put to the witnesses at agenda item 2.

2. Audit Scotland’s 2004/05 Budget: The Commission took evidence from-

Mr Robert Black, Auditor General for Scotland;

Russell Frith, Director of Audit Strategy;

Barbara Hurst, Director of Performance Audit;

on Audit Scotland’s 2004/05 budget proposals.

3. Audit Scotland’s 2004/05 Budget (in private): The Commission considered the evidence taken at agenda item 2 and agreed the issues it wished to include in its report to the Parliament on Audit Scotland’s 2004/05 budget. The Commission agreed to consider a draft report to the Parliament on Audit Scotland’s 2004/05 budget on Wednesday 5th November 2003.

The Commission further agreed to write to the Auditor General for Scotland, the Minister for Finance and Public Services and the Chancellor of the Exchequer on Audit Scotland’s VAT position.

The meeting closed at 4.31 p.m.

Seán Wixted
Assistant Secretary to the Commission