Date lodged: 10 January 2019
To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-20663 by Fergus Ewing on 10 January 2019, how it monitors the effectiveness of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) regarding matters that are subject to a due diligence process by the agency.
Answered by: Fergus Ewing 22 January 2019
The Board of Highlands and Islands Enterprise’s (HIE) are responsible for monitoring the body's performance and financial management. There is a framework agreement between the Scottish Government and HIE which sets out the broad framework within which HIE will operate, defines key roles and responsibilities and sets out what information the Board will feedback on.
This document is publically available on the HIE website.