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Local government
Joanna Mansell
0131 625 1652

Health and central government
Patrick McFall
0131 625 1663

For general media enquiries, contact the communications team at The press office is open from 9am till 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Loft insulation scam calls

A company has been ringing homes falsely claiming that Audit Scotland has instructed them to inspect and fix loft insulation.…

New Executive Director of Performance Audit and Best Value appointed

Alison Cumming has been appointed Executive Director of Performance Audit and Best Value at Audit Scotland, leading our high…

Scotland’s councils face severe challenges to balance the books

Scotland’s councils faced a collective gap of up to £585 million between the money needed to deliver services and the money…

Falkirk Council improving, but faces significant financial challenge

Falkirk Council has made significant improvements over the last two years to how it works. Now it must focus on tackling a £62…

Andrew Burns appointed Deputy Chair of Accounts Commission

Andrew has extensive leadership and management experience across the private, public and voluntary sectors. He has served on the…

Moray Council failing to make sufficient progress

Moray Council must accelerate plans to transform how it works and delivers services, demonstrating it can sustain the pace and…

Clear vision needed for health and social care

The Scottish Government needs to develop a clear national strategy for health and social care to address the pressures on…