Disability

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.

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting: 16 November 2017

This meeting will be held at 1pm in the James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4). at 1pm in the James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4). This will be a joint meeting of the CPGs on Carers, Disability, Learning Disability and Visual Impairment.

Agendas/Links

Minutes

Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Janice Connelly

Carolynne Hunter

John Sutherland MBE 

Organisations

DAS (Disability Agenda Scotland) - secretary

Scottish Accessible Transport Alliance (SATA) - treasurer

Action on Hearing Loss Scotland

Action Duchenne

Arthritis Care Scotland

Autism Rights

Capability Scotland

Camphill Scotland

Carers Trust Scotland

Changing Faces

Contact a Family Scotland

Down's Syndrome Scotland

Drake Music Scotland

EKTG

ENABLE Scotland

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL)

Glasgow Disability Alliance (GDA)

Inclusion Scotland

Lead Scotland

MECOPP

PAMIS

PhoneAbility

Quarriers

RCSLT (Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists)

RNIB Scotland

Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH)

Scottish Churches Disability Group (SCDG)

Scottish Disability Equality Forum (SDEF)

Sense Scotland

Scottish Personal Assistant Employers Network (SPAEN) 

Talk Time Edinburgh

Get involved

Next meeting:
16 November 2017

Contact:

layla@disabilityagenda.scot

Tel:

Contact

Jeremy Balfour MSP

Scottish Parliament
Holyrood Road
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

0131 348 5961