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Carers

This Cross-party group's purpose: 

To ensure equality of opportunity for unpaid carers in Scotland by liaising with carers' organisations, lobbying the Scottish Government and promoting legislation on unpaid carers' behalf; to promote awareness amongst Members of the Scottish Parliament of the needs of unpaid carers and former unpaid 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 unpaid carers organisations, on an international basis. 

Next meeting

Wednesday, December 15, 2021


This meeting will be held virtually at 12.30pm, anyone wishing to attend must contact Karen Maloney.

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Karen Maloney

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Involved in the group

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

Current Members

Griffin, Mark

Mark Griffin

Co-Convener

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Mackay, Gillian

Gillian Mackay

Co-Convener

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Briggs, Miles

Miles Briggs

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Dowey, Sharon

Sharon Dowey

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Duncan-Glancy, Pam

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Glasgow (Region)

Mackay, Rona

Rona Mackay

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Strathkelvin and Bearsden (Constituency)

McLennan, Paul

Paul McLennan

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: East Lothian (Constituency)

O'Kane, Paul

Paul O'Kane

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)


Non MSP Individuals

Lindsey Currie

Celia Sweeney

Carolynne Hunter

Lynn Williams

Tom Wightman

Christine F Farquhar

Colette Walker

Jean Campbell


Organisations

Carers Trust Scotland (Secretariat)
Scottish Young Carers Services Alliance 
Shared Care Scotland
Carers Scotland
South Lanarkshire College
Psychiatric Rights Scotland
Firsthand Lothian
Pasda
East Ayrshire Carers Centre
MND Scotland. 
Salvesen Mindroom Centre
Support in Mind Scotland
Carers of West Lothian
Glasgow Caledonian University
NDCAN (National Dementia Carers Action Network)
SFAD (Scottish Families affected by alcohol & Drugs)
Leonard Cheshire
Church of Scotland
Camphill Scotland
Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance
Leuchie House
MECOPP (Minority Ethnic Carers of People Project)
VOCAL
Lanarkshire Carers Centre
Aberdeen City Carers Service
Care for Carers
MCFB (Multi Cultural Family Base)
Carers of East Lothian
Dumfries & Galloway Carers Centre
Carers of West Dunbartonshire
Dochas Carer Centre
North Lanarkshire Carers Together
PAMIS (Promoting a More Inclusive Society)
Family Fund
Hospice UK
Support in Mind & Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI)
Edinburgh Young Carers
Scottish Huntington's Association
Life Changes Trust

Group work

Minutes

Annual return / report

Annual return / report