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As a public body, the Scottish Police Authority is committed to the highest standards of openess and transparency in the way it conducts its business, takes decisions and spends public money.

Since December 2017, the SPA has made a number of changes to improve the Authority's governance and how it works. The SPA's revised Governance Framework provides a clear description of how the Authority should work, in line with best practice, to be an effective, accessible and accountable national public body.

The SPA Governance Framework document is regularly reviewed to ensure it accurately reflects the Authority's operations. It was most recently reviewed and approved at the Authority meeting on 25 March 2020. 

To view the SPA's governance document, please click on the link below:

SPA Governance Framework - March 2020