Further Committee Posts at the Comhairle

Cllr Angus Morrison was elected as Chair of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Audit and Scrutiny Committee at a meeting of the Committee today.

Cllr Malcolm MacDonald was elected to the position of Vice-Chair of the Committee.

The Audit and Scrutiny Committee considers matters dealing with:

  • the promotion of high standards of conduct by Members and assistance to Members to observe the code of conduct and guidance from the Standards Commission for Scotland
  • scrutiny and review, including reports about value for money studies, and performance indicators
  • the review of the constitutional documents
  • the evaluation and review of the work of Committees
  • members’ rights of access to information and compliance with data protection legislation
  • appeals

At an earlier meeting of the Policy and Resources Committee, Cllr Duncan Macinnes was elected as Vice-Chair and will therefore Chair the HR Committee.