Scottish Parliament: Committees: Audit: Minutes: Meeting 4, 2000
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4th Meeting, 2000 (Session 1)
Tuesday 7 March 2000
Miss Annabel Goldie
Mr Nick Johnstone (Deputy Convener)
Mr Andrew Welsh (Convener)
Apologies were received from Lewis Macdonald
The meeting opened at 2.00 pm.
1. Scottish Ambulance Service (in private):
The Committee discussed the proposed conduct of the meeting and considered possible lines of questioning to pursue in the evidence-taking session. The Committee agreed to hold the last 30 minutes of the meeting in private and also that its next meeting on 21 March should be held in private.
The meeting went into public session at 2.28pm.
2. The Financial Reporting Advisory Board, FRAB.
The Committee considered correspondence and memoranda from the Minister for Finance and the National Audit Office on FRAB. It was agreed that the Convener should write to the Minister for Finance indicating the Committee’s agreement that he should enter into negotiations to seek an extended remit for the Financial Reporting Advisory Board.
The Committee took evidence from-
Mr Adrian Lucas, Chief Executive, Scottish Ambulance Service
Mr Geoff Scaife, Chief Executive, NHS in Scotland
Mr Mike Allen, Manager, Management Information Department, Scottish Ambulance Service
Mr Calum Kerr, Manager, West Central Division, Scottish Ambulance Service
Sir David Carter, Chief Medicial Officer, Scottish Executive Health Department
on the report by the Comptroller and Auditor General – ‘The Scottish Ambulance Service: A Service for Life’.
4. Conduct of Business (in private):
The Committee considered the oral evidence it had taken under agenda item 3.
The meeting closed at 4.49 pm.
Clerk to the Committee
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