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Social Work

This Cross-party group's purpose:

To promote understanding of the complexities of the social work profession, bring together its voice and positively raise its profile.

Next meeting

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

The next meeting of the CPG will take place on 21 February 2023, 18:15-20:00.

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact the email below.

Address: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

Involved in the group

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

Current Members

Fulton MacGregor


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Coatbridge and Chryston (Constituency)

Jeremy Balfour

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Paul O'Kane

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Emma Harper


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: East Kilbride (Constituency)

Non MSP Individuals

Keith Dyer,
Jade Christian,
Fiona Culbert,
Dawn Ranson,
Lisa Ranson,
Sandra Campbell,
Danielle Shull,
Sarah Goulding,
Ruairi McMurray,
Anne Kane,
Promise Nsofor,
Lisa Kerr,
Patricia Munteanu,
Mark Hesling,
Cath Montgomery,
Jonathan Gray,
Abbi Jackson,
Laura Blundell,
Kirsty Gray,
Karen Pedder,
Emma Watt,
Zoe Sharpe,
Hannah Graham,
Julie Lusk,
Kathy Henwood,
Peter Macleod,
Gary Spolander,
Eileen Stewart


British Association of Social Workers,
Social Work Scotland,
Social Worker’s Union,
Care Inspectorate,
Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum,
Health and Social Care Scotland,
Coalition of Care and Support Providers Scotland,
Scottish Care, Health and Social Care Alliance,
Scottish Social Services Council,
Children in Scotland,
Families Outside,
Mental Welfare Commission,
Scottish Human Rights Commission,
Community Justice Scotland,
Inclusion Scotland,
Independent Living Fund Scotland,
Scottish Association for Mental Health,
Coalition of Carers in Scotland,
Healthcare Improvement Scotland,
Scottish Commission for Learning Disability,
Heads of Schools,
SASW Committee,
Inspiring Scotland,
Self Directed Support Scotland,
Radical Visions,
The Simon Community,
Royal College of OTs,
Scottish Refugee Council,
Shared Lives