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Creative Economy

This Cross-party group's purpose:

The purpose of the group is to exchange ideas and learning around the development and support of the future creative economy.

The group will consider support for creative economy in Scotland, exploring barriers to success and highlighting any potential solutions.

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Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Jennifer Hunter


Involved in the group

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

Current Members

Baker, Claire

Claire Baker


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Minto, Jenni

Jenni Minto

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Argyll and Bute (Constituency)

Adamson, Clare

Clare Adamson


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Motherwell and Wishaw (Constituency)

Boyack, Sarah

Sarah Boyack


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Choudhury, Foysol

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Golden, Maurice

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Marra, Michael

Michael Marra


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Villalba, Mercedes

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Wishart, Beatrice

Party: Scottish Liberal Democrats

MSP for: Shetland Islands (Constituency)

Non MSP Individuals

Matt Brennan

John Cairns

Jean Cameron

Amanda Catto

Chantal Guevara

Donna Heddle

Jane Humphries

Yvette Jelfs

Kirsty Keay

Ullrich Kockel

Orchid Liu

Jen McGregor

David Nicholson

Emma Jayne Park

Francis Shennan

David Stevenson

Archippus Sturrock

Matthew Whiteside

Grant Williams


Culture Counts - secretary

Carey Tourism

Community Archives Heritage Group Scotland Network

Community Leisure UK

Creative & Cultural Skills

Creative Scotland

Edinburgh International Festival

Festivals Edinburgh

Historic Environment Scotland

Live Music Now Scotland

Museums Galleries Scotland

Newcastle University, Live Music Exchange


One Dance UK


Publishing Scotland

Rothesay Pavilion

Royal Society of Edinburgh

Scene Stirling (Place Partnership)

Science Ceilidh

Scottish Artists Union

Scottish Council on Archives

Scottish Music Industry Association


Skills Development Scotland

Traditional Music Forum

UK Theatre

University of Dundee



Group work

Annual return / report

Annual return / report