A summarized description of (the application of) good governance (administration) in Scotland

  • introduction
  • paragraph about Scottish government devolved and unitarian style
  • talk about separation of powers – parliamentary soverignty
  • sources of good governance (include influences of EU and international treaties)
  • Discuss principles of good governance ( properness, transparency, participation, effectiveness, accountability and human rights) How Scottish government shows these principles and other situations where they do not and maladministration occurs)
  • UK lacks codification of principles of good governance so look at how they are imposed through case law.
  • talk about ombudsman and court of audit and how they prevent maladministration and encourage good governance.
  • any additional influences from EU and international treaties.