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4th Report, 2006 (Session 2)

The 2004/05 Audit of Inverness College

CONTENTS

REMIT AND MEMBERSHIP

THE REPORT

ANNEXE A – EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES

Extract from the Minutes – 3rd Meeting 2006 (Session 2)
Extract from the Minutes – 5th Meeting 2006 (Session 2)
Extract from the Minutes – 6th Meeting 2006 (Session 2)
Extract from the Minutes – 7th Meeting 2006 (Session 2)
Extract from the Minutes – 8th Meeting 2006 (Session 2)
Extract from the Minutes – 9th Meeting 2006 (Session 2)
Extract from the Minutes – 10th Meeting 2006 (Session 2)
Extract from the Minutes – 11th Meeting 2006 (Session 2)

ANNEXE B – ORAL EVIDENCE AND ASSOCIATED WRITTEN EVIDENCE

WRITTEN EVIDENCE

Letter from the Clerk to Roger McClure, Chief Executive, Scottish Funding Council
Submission from the Scottish Funding Council
Letter from the Clerk to Professor Little, Principal, Inverness College
Submission from Inverness College
Further Education Development Directorate Financial Security Review (PDF)

7th Meeting 2006 (Session 2), 9 May 2006

ORAL EVIDENCE

Mr Ken Mackie, Chair of the Board of Management, Niall McArthur,
Director of Finance and Commercialisation and John Dunthorne, Chair
of the finance and general purposes committee, Inverness College

Mr Roger McClure, Chief Executive, and Martin Fairbairn, Director of
Governance and Management: Appraisal and Policy, Scottish Funding
Council

SUPPLEMENTARY WRITTEN EVIDENCE

Letter from Roger McClure, Chief Executive Scottish Funding Council to the Clerk
Review of Scotland’s Colleges, Core Group, Ministerial Powers of Intervention Report
Financial Memorandum between the Scottish Funding Council and Further Education Colleges and Universities
Email correspondence between Ken Mackie, Chair of Inverness College and the Clerk

WRITTEN EVIDENCE

Submission from Philip Rycroft, Secretary, Scottish Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning Department

9th Meeting 2006 (Session 2), 30 May 2006

ORAL EVIDENCE

SUPPLEMENTARY WRITTEN EVIDENCE

Letter from the Clerk to Philip Rycroft, Secretary, Scottish Executive Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning Department
Submission from Philip Rycroft, Secretary, Scottish Executive Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning Department
Submission from Scottish Executive Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning Department

ANNEXE C – OTHER WRITTEN EVIDENCE

The following unpublished evidence is available from the Clerk.

A Comprehensive Guide for Board Members, Association of Scottish Colleges, December 2003

Inverness College Financial Returns 2004/05 and 2005/06.

Memorandum to Accountable Officers from the Principal Accountable Officer

Report of the Ministerial Review of Governance and Accountability in the further Education Sector, March 2003.


Remit and membership

Remit:

1. The remit of the Audit Committee is to consider and report on-

(a) any accounts laid before the Parliament;

(b) any report laid before or made to the Parliament by the Auditor General for Scotland; and

(c) any other document laid before the Parliament concerning financial control, accounting and auditing in relation to public expenditure.

2. No member of the Scottish Executive or junior Scottish Minister may be a member of the Committee and no member who represents a political party which is represented in the Scottish Executive may be convener of the Committee.

(Standing Orders of the Scottish Parliament, Rule 6.7)

Membership:

Mr Brian Monteith (Convener)
Susan Deacon
Robin Harper (28 June 2006 - )
Margaret Jamieson
Mrs Mary Mulligan
Eleanor Scott (22 June 2005 - 28 June 2006)
Margaret Smith
Mr Andrew Welsh (Deputy Convener)

Committee Clerking Team:

Clerk to the Committee
Shelagh McKinlay

Senior Assistant Clerk
Joanna Hardy

Assistant Clerk
Clare O'Neill

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