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Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010: Duties on public bodies to provide information

Also in Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010: Duties on public bodies to provide information:

2015 - 2016

Sections 31 and 32 of the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 impose new duties on the Scottish Government and listed public bodies such as NHS Grampian to publish information on expenditure and certain other matters as soon as is reasonably practicable after the end of each financial year. These duties are effective from 1 October 2010.

Please click the appropriate link below to view this information for NHS Grampian for the years 2015/16. All documents are published in pdf format.

Duties to provide information on certain expenditure


Section 31(1) and (2) require public bodies to publish as soon as is reasonably practicable after the end of each financial year a statement of any expenditure they have incurred during that financial year on or in connection with the following matters:

Payments with a value in excess of 25,000


Section 31(3) provides that as soon as is reasonably practicable after the end of each financial year each listed public body must publish a statement specifying the amount, date, payee and subject-matter of any payment made during that financial year which has a value in excess of 25,000 (inclusive of VAT). These arrangements are effective from 1st October 2011. A monthly analysis of payments processed by NHS Grampian in 2013/14 is available below:

Members or employees who received remuneration in excess of 150,000

 
Section 31(4) provides that as soon as is reasonably practicable after the end of each financial year each listed public body must publish a statement specifying the number of individuals (if any) who received remuneration during that financial year in excess of 150,000 in relation to service as a member or employee of a public body.
 
 

Sustainable economic growth

 
Section 32(1)(a) provides that as soon as is reasonably practicable after the end of each financial year each listed public body must publish a statement of the steps it has taken during that financial year to promote and increase sustainable growth through the exercise of its functions.
 
 

Efficiency, effectiveness and economy


Section 32(1)(b) provides that as soon as is reasonably practicable after the end of each financial year each listed public body must publish a statement of the steps it has taken during that financial year to improve efficiency, effectiveness and economy in the exercise of its functions.