Margaret Jamieson (Convener)
Mr Brian Monteith
Mr Andrew Welsh
Also present was Dave Ferguson, Audit Adviser
Apologies were received from Mr Keith Raffan
The meeting opened at 8.46 a.m.
- Choice of Convener (in private): The Commission chose Margaret
Jamieson as its Convener.
- Audit Scotland’s Budget (in private):
The Commission considered its approach to the budget process for
Audit Scotland. The Commission agreed to write to the Auditor General for Scotland regarding the
submission of Audit Scotland’s 2004/05 budget proposals.
- Functions of the Commission (in private): The Commission considered
a report from its predecessor body on the functions of the Commission.
Following discussion, the Commission requested the Secretary
and Audit Adviser to bring forward a paper on options for conducting
an economy, efficiency and effectiveness examination of Audit
The Commission further agreed to receive papers on the current
contract position of the external auditor for Audit Scotland
and a review
of the procedures and constitution of the Commission.
The meeting closed at 8.55 a.m.