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Armed Forces and Veterans Community

This Cross-party group's purpose:

1. To help the Scottish Parliament to address the challenges facing Veterans and the wider Armed Forces Community.

2. To provide MSPs with a source of information and expertise on issues relating to Scottish Veterans and the wider Armed Forces Community.

3. To bring together those with an interest in the well-being of Veterans and the wider Armed Forces Community.

4. To encourage co-operation in promoting the interests of Veterans and the wider Armed Forces Community and their involvement with the Scottish Parliament.

5. To assist the Scottish Parliament in meeting Veterans and the Wider Armed Forces Community needs as well as benefiting from their experience.

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Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Jim Wilson

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Involved in the group

MSPs, individuals and organisations who participate in and support this group.

Current Members

Golden, Maurice

Maurice Golden

Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Baillie, Jackie

Jackie Baillie

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Dumbarton (Constituency)

MacDonald, Gordon

Gordon MacDonald

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Edinburgh Pentlands (Constituency)

Carlaw, Jackson

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Eastwood (Constituency)

Clark, Katy

Katy Clark

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Griffin, Mark

Mark Griffin

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Kerr, Stephen

Stephen Kerr

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Lumsden, Douglas

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Mountain, Edward

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Highlands and Islands (Region)

Sweeney, Paul

Paul Sweeney

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Glasgow (Region)


Non MSP Individuals

Mr Maurice Corry TD MBA

Organisations

Veterans Scotland - secretary

51 Infantry Brigade

Action on Hearing Loss Scotland

ADES National Transitions Officer

Age Scotland

Armed Services Advice Project

Army

Army Families Federation

Association of Wrens and Women of the Royal Naval Services

BFBS The Forces Station

BLESMA

Business in the Community Scotland

Career Transition Partnership

Defence Transition Services

East of Scotland Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committee

Edinburgh Napier University

Erskine

FirstLight Trust

Forces in Mind Trust

Garelochhead Station Trust

Give Us Time

Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow's Helping Heroes

Help for Heroes

Housing Options Scotland

Local Authority Armed Forces and Veterans Champions

Lothian Armed Forces and Veterans Project

Lothian Veterans Centre

Lowland Reserve Forces and Cadets Association

Naval Families Federation

NHS Scotland

Officers Association Scotland

Other organisations have attended from time to time

Poppyscotland

RAF

RAF Association

RAF Benevolent Fund

RASC and RCT Association

Reading Force

Recruit for Spouses

RFEA The Forces Employment Charity

Royal Air Force Families Federation

Royal British Legion Scotland

Royal Caledonian Education Trust

Royal Naval Association

Royal Navy

SACRO- Veterans Mentoring Service

Salute My Jobs

SAMH

Scotland & NI RAF Association

Scotlands Bravest Manufacturing Company (RBLI)

Scottish Prison Service

Scottish Veterans Garden City Association

Scottish Veterans Residences

Scottish War Blinded

Seafarers UK

Sight Scotland Veterans

Skills Development Scotland

Soldiers off the Streets

SSAFA

Stand Easy Productions

The Coming Home Centre/Community Veterans Support

The Officer’s Association Scotland

The Royal Regiment of Scotland

The Scottish Veterans Commissioner

The Veterans Foundation

Thistle Foundation

University of Edinburgh

University of Glasgow

Venture Trust

Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees

Veterans Community Café

Veterans First Point Highland

Veterans First Point Scotland

Veterans for Independence

Veterans Housing Scotland

Veterans Welfare Services

Walking with the Wounded

War Widows Association

Group work

Agendas / links

Minutes

Annual return / report

Annual return / report