Audit Scotland

Audit Scotland

About public audit in Scotland

The AGS covers the Scottish Government and its bodies, the NHS, fire, police and colleges.

The Commission holds local government to account and appoints a Controller of Audit.

Audit Scotland delivers services to the Auditor General and the Accounts Commission.

Featured publication

Local government in Scotland: Overview 2023

Radical change is needed across Scotland's councilsCouncils have never faced such a challenging situation.In this year's Accounts Commission's overview of local government, we report that demand and workforce pressures have been deepening a...