Christie Commission on the future delivery of public services

Report on the future delivery of public services by the commission chaired by Dr Campbell Christie. Published on 29 June 2011.


Accounts Commission
Sir John Arbuthnott
Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations
Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland ( ACPOS)
Association of Scottish Police Superintendents
Audit Scotland

Built Environment Forum Scotland

Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy Scotland ( CIPFA)
Chief Fire Officers Association Scotland ( CFOAS)
City of Edinburgh Council
Clackmannanshire Council
Community Care Providers Scotland ( CCPS)
Confederation of British Industry ( CBI)
Conservative Party (Derek Brownlee MSP)
Convention of Scottish Local Authorities ( COSLA)
Professor Lorne Crerar
Edinburgh Homelessness Prevention Project

Falkirk Council
Fire Brigades Union (Scotland)

Glasgow City Council
Sir Peter Housden, Permanent Secretary, Scottish Government

Improvement Service
Scottish Parliament Local Government and Communities Committee

Long Term Conditions Alliance Scotland ( LTCAS)

Margo MacDonald MSP
Jim Mather MSP, Minister for Enterprise, Energy and Tourism

National Community Planning Group ( NCPG)
NHS Health Board Chief Executive Officers
NHS Health Board Chairpersons Group
National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts ( NESTA)

Orkney Islands Council

Regulatory Review Group
Royal institute of Architects in Scotland
Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP, First Minister

Scottish Ambulance Service
Scottish Association for Mental Health
Scottish Borders Council
Scottish Chambers of Commerce
Scottish Council for Development and Industry ( SCDI)
Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations ( SCVO)
Scottish Enterprise
Scottish Environmental Protection Agency
Scottish Funding Council
Scottish Green Party (Patrick Harvie MSP)
Scottish Labour Party (Andy Kerr MSP)
Scottish Leaders Forum Planning Group
Scottish Liberal Democrats (Tavish Scott MSP)
Scottish Police Federation
Scottish Public Service Ombudsman ( SPSO)
Scottish Trades Union Congress (public service unions)
Scottish Water
Shetland Islands Council
Skills Development Scotland
Society of Local Authority Chief Executives ( SOLACE)
Spark of Genius
Stirling Council
Strathclyde Police

Water Industry Commissioner for Scotland
Western Isles Council
Willy Roe

Young Scot

List of Discussion Events

As a Commission, we wanted to hear views and experiences first hand, and therefore explore in more depth the issues raised in the written evidence. Therefore, Commission members participated in a series of 'Discussion Events'.

These events took a variety of forms - round-table discussions with stakeholders, workshops and public meetings.

Local Event - Hamilton, 7 March 2011

  • Round-table discussion with South Lanarkshire Community Planning Partners
  • Round-table discussion with front-line staff
  • Round-table discussion with the Lanarkshire Recovery Consortium
  • Public meeting

Local Event - Inverness, 8 March 2011

  • Round-table discussion with Highland Community Planning Partners
  • Round-table discussion with Community Planning Performance Board
  • Round-table discussion includes the Inverness City Partnership
  • Round-table discussion with front-line staff
  • Public meeting with the Inverness City Forum

Local Event - Aberdeen, 15 March 2011

  • Round-table discussion with Aberdeenshire Community Planning Partners
  • Round-table discussion with City of Aberdeen Community Planning Partners
  • Round-table discussion with front-line staff
  • Public meeting

Local Event - Livingston, 21 March 2011

  • Round-table discussion with Senior Local Authority Staff
  • Tour of Civic Centre, including meeting front-line staff
  • Round-table meeting with Community Planning Partnership Board
  • Meeting with staff and clients at the Craigshill Youth Inclusion Project
  • Meeting with key stakeholders and members of the public

Local Event - Moffat, 22 March 2011

  • Round-table discussion with Dumfries and Galloway Strategic Partnership
  • Meeting with front-line staff
  • Public meeting

Citizen's Jury, 19-20 April 2011

  • PwC and BritainThinks convened a Citizens Jury to complement the other evidence gathered by the Commission. The Jury of 24 citizens, broadly representative of the Scottish population, were recruited from all around Scotland.
  • The Jury concentrated on three topics: (i) the values that should underpin public services; (ii) approaches to public service reform; and (iii) ways citizens can feel confident that money is being spent wisely.
  • The report is available to download from the PwC website:



Back to top