Purpose of the group

To ensure equality of opportunity for carers in Scotland by liaising with carers organisations, lobbying The Executive and promoting legislation on carers behalf; to promote awareness amongst members of the Scottish Parliament of the needs of carers and former carers; to liaise with members of both Houses at Westminster and the Welsh Assembly in order to share best practice; and to link with appropriate bodies, including carers organisations, on an international basis.

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting: 23 February 2012

This meeting will be held at 12.45pm in Committee Room 4.

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Michael Grieve
Clare Lally
Wendy Laird
Harry Robertson
Trish Dunlop


The Princes Royal Trust for Carers
Carers Scotland
Headway UK, Scotland
National Autistic Society, Scotland
Age Scotland
Coalition of Carers in Scotland
Shared Care Scotland
Big Lottery Fund Scotland
CAB Scotland - Kinship Care Project
Carers of East Lothian
Learning Disability Association Scotland
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board
North West Carers Centre, Edinburgh
Pain Concern

Get involved

Next meeting:
23 February 2012


[email protected]

Tel: 0141 285 7936


Bill Kidd MSP

Scottish Parliament
EH99 1SP

0131 348 6593

0141 2020677