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Publication - Guidance

On Board: a guide for members of statutory boards

Published: 3 Mar 2017
Part of:
Public sector
ISBN:
9781786522832

Guidance for all those appointed under statute to be members of the boards of public bodies in Scotland.

73 page PDF

2.8MB

73 page PDF

2.8MB

Contents
On Board: a guide for members of statutory boards
Public Service Delivery and Reform

73 page PDF

2.8MB

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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