Latest news from the Commission

Here we feature the latest news and other information about the Accounts Commission.

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Andrew Burns joined the Accounts Commission in August 2018, and was previously leader of City of Edinburgh Council. He has written about his experience of coming from a council to being on the body which scrutinises councils.

Read his blog here

Andrew Burns

One year on

Graham Sharp looks back at his first year as chair of the Accounts Commission.

New Commission members appointed

Following a recruitment campaign earlier this year, four new members have been appointed to the Commission. Andrew Cowie and Andrew Burns' appointment will run from 1 August 2018 to 31 July 2022. Find out more about them below. Sharon O’Connor’s appointment will run from 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2022 and Christine Lester will run from 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2022.

Existing members Sandy Cumming and Alan Campbell will step down as members at the end of September and December respectively. Find out more about the Commission's members.

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Andrew Burns

Some interesting information about Andrew and what he's done before.

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Andy Cowie

Some interesting information about Andy and what he's done before.