Publication - Advice and guidance

On Board - A guide for Board Members of Public Bodies in Scotland (April 2015)

Published: 16 Apr 2015
Part of:
Public sector
ISBN:
9781785441257

This Guide provides much of the basic information that a Board Member will need to understand their role as a member of the Board of a public body in Scotland.

72 page PDF

1.6 MB

72 page PDF

1.6 MB

Contents
On Board - A guide for Board Members of Public Bodies in Scotland (April 2015)
PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY AND REFORM

72 page PDF

1.6 MB

PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY AND REFORM

In your role as a Board member of a public body in Scotland, you will be required to discharge specific duties in relation to the effective governance and financial stewardship of the body concerned. These duties are covered in sections three to five of this guidance, the body's Framework Document and your letter of appointment.

As a member of a public body in Scotland, you also have a general responsibility to discharge these duties within the context of public service delivery and reform to the benefit of the people of Scotland.

The main policy developments and strategies which have shaped the Scottish Government's approach to public service delivery and reform are:

The next section expands upon these policy developments and strategies, and their relevance to you as a Board member of a public body in Scotland.


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