17 February 2015
Our Ref: FOI 2015/53 – F0482039
Dear Mr Gould,
Re: Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 – Request for Information
Thank you for your email which was received by the University on 17 February 2015 timed
14:02 hours, requesting the following information:
According to the Financial Memorandum between HEIs and the Scottish Funding
Council The head of internal audit (for each institution) must produce an annual report
for the governing body on its activities during the year. The report must include an
opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the institution’s risk management,
internal control, and governance. The report must be presented to the institution’s
audit committee and a copy sent to SFC.
Please therefore tell me who is/was the Head of Internal Audit for the years
2006-2014 in each of those years?
Who is the current Head of Internal Audit?
Please provide copies of the Head of Internal Audit’s annual report for each
of the above years as presented to the audit committee and SFC
The Financial Memorandum also states that ‘The institution must have in
place an effective internal audit service. The operation and conduct of the
internal audit service must conform to the professional standards of the
Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors’. Please provide details of how the
Internal Audit Service is set up to conform to this requirement. Please tell
me the names of all the members of the Audit Service currently and in each
of the years in question.
Please provide details of the qualifications of the Head of Internal Audit and
members of the Internal Audit Service , and particularly if in each case they
are members of, or hold qualifications from, the Chartered Institute of
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