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This Cross-party group's purpose:

To support the development of sport, sporting and being active opportunities towards a more active Scotland

To ensure that sport/being active, and the benefits of sport and being active, have a high profile in the Scottish Parliament

To influence Scottish Government policy

To liaise with sportscotland, Scottish Governing Bodies of sport and other relevant national and active recreation organisations in Scotland so that such organisations will be able to keep MSPs informed on matters affecting Scottish sport and a more active Scotland.

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Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Kim Atkinson


Involved in the group

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

Current Members

Smith, Liz

Liz Smith


Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Adamson, Clare

Clare Adamson

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Motherwell and Wishaw (Constituency)

Balfour, Jeremy

Jeremy Balfour

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Mochan, Carol

Carol Mochan


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Whittle, Brian

Brian Whittle


Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Non MSP Individuals

Dougie Arneil

Des Tinney


Scottish Sports Association – secretary

Aberdeen Sports Village

Aberdeenshire Clubsport

Achieve More Scotland

Borders Disability Sport

Bowls Scotland

Britball Media

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland


GMB Scotland

Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE)

Heriot-Watt University

Inclusive Skating

Kyniska Advocacy

Observatory for Sport in Scotland Research Advisory Group

Paths for All

Ramblers Scotland

Scottish Adventure Activities Forum

Scottish Advisory Panel for Outdoor Education (SAPOE)

Scottish ClubSport

Scottish Council of Taekwondo

Scottish Curling

Scottish Cycling

Scottish Disability Sport

Scottish Police Recreation Association (SPRA)

Scottish Student Sport

Scottish Touch Association

Social Enterprise Network Scotland (SENScot)

Special Olympics Great Britain

The National Trust for Scotland

The University of Edinburgh

University of Stirling

Winning Scotland

University of Edinburgh

Group work


Annual return / report

Annual return / report