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Auditor General reports on 2013/14 audit of Scottish Police Authority accounts

Posted: 19 December 2014

The Auditor General for Scotland, Caroline Gardner, has issued a report to the Scottish Parliament on matters raised in the audit of the 2013/14 accounts for the Scottish Police Authority.

Progress made by South Ayrshire Council but efforts need to be maintained

Posted: 18 December 2014

South Ayrshire Council has responded quickly to criticism earlier this year, but it must keep the positive momentum going to ensure improvement is sustained.

More progress needed to ensure effective management of new tax powers for Scotland

Posted: 11 December 2014

Delays in hiring staff and procuring an IT system have increased the risk that new taxes for Scotland will not be effectively managed when they come into force next year.

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