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A sound performance by Aberdeenshire Council but a more strategic approach is needed

In the first report on Best Value at Aberdeenshire Council, published today, the Accounts Commission for Scotland welcomes the…

Midlothian has an ambitious vision but some way to go to fully demonstrate Best Value

In its first report on Best Value at Midlothian Council the Accounts Commission for Scotland says the council demonstrates…

Orkney carrying out good work but more needs to be done to demonstrate Best Value

In its first report on Best Value at Orkney Islands Council, published today, the Accounts Commission for Scotland says the…

Accounts Commission announces findings following Hearing at Aberdeen City Council

The Accounts Commission for Scotland says Aberdeen City Council is facing extremely serious challenges and needs support to help…

Scotland’s public sector must use energy more efficiently

Tackling climate change and making the best use of resources require the efficient use of energy. The public sector in Scotland…

Some improvements at Argyll & Bute Council but insufficient progress overall

The Accounts Commission's findings say that the council still has much to do and must increase its pace of change to establish…

Central government in Scotland should manage its use of consultants better

Scotland’s central government bodies spend an estimated £114 million a year on consultancy services. With better planning and…