Racial Equality

Purpose of the group

To provide a forum for issues relating to race and anti racism and to seek solutions to the discrimination faced by Scotland's black / minority ethnic communities. To work through cross-party dialogue in promoting the role played by Scotland's civic society, Parliament and Government in actively building a Scotland free from racism.

The Group will seek to identify and address racism across society, including through learning from the experiences of BME groups

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting:


Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members


Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) (Secretariat)

Active Life Club



Central Scotland Regional Equality Council 

Council for Ethnic Minority Voluntary Organisations (CEMVO)

Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council 

Edinburgh Interfaith Women’s Group

Equality and Human Rights Commission Scotland

Ethnic Minority Civic Congress Scotland

Frae Fife

Glasgow Campaign to Welcome Refugees

Glasgow Life

Grampian Regional Equality Council 


Migrants Rights Scotland

Score Scotland

Scottish Council of Jewish Communities

Scottish Independence Advocacy Alliance

Scottish Iraqi Society

Scottish Youth Parliament


Shakti Women’s Aid

Show Racism the Red Card Scotland

Sikh Sanjog

Stirling Multicultural Partnership

Standard Life Aberdeen Plc. – MOSAIC 

STUC Black Workers Committee

Trust Housing Association

Thai Women’s Association of Scotland

University of Strathclyde

University of St Andrews

Voices of Experience

Voluntary Action Fund 

Waverly Care African Health Project

West of Scotland Regional Equality Council

Get involved

Next meeting:





Fulton MacGregor MSP

The Scottish Parliament
Holyrood Road
EH99 1SP

0131 348 5797


Cross Party Groups and GDPR

Please note that some Cross-Party Groups have external organisations that provide secretariat support to the Group. These organisations manage your information in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements. The links to the privacy policies, of the organisations that have proved them to the Scottish Parliament are available on our website.

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