Purpose of the group
- To act as a channel of communication between the Scottish Parliament, disabled people and organisations working or supporting disabled people.
- To provide opportunities for Members of the Scottish Parliament to learn about needs of disabled people and the barriers individuals face excluding them from performing an active role within society.
- To increase awareness and raise the profile of rights for disabled people.
- To put disability on the agenda of the Scottish Parliament.
Next meeting: 06 December 2017
This meeting will be held at 1pm in the Mary Fairfax Somerville Room (CR2). The main topics for discussion will be adult and children's services, and Blue Badges.
Non MSP Individuals
John Sutherland MBE
DAS (Disability Agenda Scotland) - secretary
Scottish Accessible Transport Alliance (SATA) - treasurer
Action on Hearing Loss Scotland
Arthritis Care Scotland
Carers Trust Scotland
Contact a Family Scotland
Down's Syndrome Scotland
Drake Music Scotland
Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL)
Glasgow Disability Alliance (GDA)
RCSLT (Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists)
Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH)
Scottish Churches Disability Group (SCDG)
Scottish Disability Equality Forum (SDEF)
Scottish Personal Assistant Employers Network (SPAEN)
Talk Time Edinburgh