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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.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

We extend our sincere condolences to the Royal Family on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen’s 70-…

Scotland's councils must put tackling climate change at the heart of decision-making

Scotland's councils' approach to addressing climate change: Report cover

Councils have a critical role in helping Scotland achieve its national climate change goals, in particular reducing CO2 emissions…

Uncertainty over whether Shetland Islands Council can deliver urgent change

Report cover

Shetland Islands' leaders need to increase their pace and focus to deliver urgent change. The Accounts Commission is not…

New Chief Operating Officer starts

Vicki Bibby

Audit Scotland's new chief operating officer Vicki Bibby starts at the organisation today. Vicki is an experienced leader in…

Nearly £15m of public sector fraud identified

The National Fraud Initiative in Scotland 2022 report cover

The overall level of identified public sector fraud and error in Scotland has fallen slightly, according to the results of a…

Change needed to overcome colleges' challenges

Scotland's colleges 2022 report cover

Scotland's colleges responded well to Covid-19, but changes are needed to ensure they are financially sustainable in the long…

Impressive improvements at Angus Council

Best Value Assurance Report: Angus Council - report cover

Angus Council serves its communities well, has made impressive improvements to services in recent years and benefits from…