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

Social security: Progress on implementing the devolved benefits

The roll out of new devolved social security benefits is going well but there is still a lot to be delivered. New and complex social security benefits such as the Scottish Child Payment have been launched despite the challenges of the pa...