Audit Scotland

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City deals have been positive for Scotland's economy but the Scottish Government does not have a plan to measure their overall long-term success, according to a report by the Accounts Commission and Audit Scotland. The public spending watchdogs said city region and growth deals have enabled economic

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Queensferry Crossing from south. Image reproduced courtesy of Transport Scotland The delivery of the Queensferry Crossing project has been given a clean bill of health from Audit Scotland for being managed effectively and delivering value for money, though a clearer plan is needed to measure its wid

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The Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh Repairs are needed to almost a third of all NHS Scotland buildings with 50 per cent of the maintenance backlog in some board areas classed as “high risk and significant”, Audit Scotland has warned.

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Scotland’s public spending watchdog has called for urgent action to improve the condition of the country’s road network to improve the economic prosperity and safety of road users. A new report published today by Audit Scotland said that while sharing roads maintenance services on a regional bas

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The University of Glasgow's Gilmorehill Campus is undergoing a £1bn expansion Almost a quarter of university buildings in Scotland have been found to be in a poor condition and in need of investment at a time of “significant cost pressures”, a new report has found.

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Progress on community planning has not yet achieved the major change needed to fulfil its potential to reduce inequalities and put communities at the heart of delivering public services, Audit Scotland said today. Community planning involves councils and other public bodies working with communities,

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