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Fair Trade

This Cross-party group's purpose: 

To promote awareness of Fair Trade and support and develop understanding of Scotland as a Fair Trade Nation.

Next meeting

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

The Cross Party Group on Fair Trade will meet on Tuesday 14 May at 6pm (online).

The meeting will discuss the latest research by the Scottish Fair Trade Forum on public sector procurement of Fair Trade. The Forum has previously published a report on Fair Trade procurement for the three years from 2019-22. It will be publishing in advance of the meeting its findings for the financial year 2022-23.

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Martin Rhodes


Involved in the group

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

Current Members

Colin Smyth


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Sue Webber

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Claire Baker


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Sarah Boyack


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Katy Clark


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Rona Mackay


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Strathkelvin and Bearsden (Constituency)

John Mason


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Glasgow Shettleston (Constituency)

Non MSP Individuals

Peter Kennedy
Arthur West
Ailsa Henderson
Sandra Burt
Craig Sullivan
Jane Forster
Shirley Brown
Martin Meteyard


Scottish Fair Trade Forum
Orkney Fair Trade Group
Aberdeen for a Fairer World
Linlithgow Fair Trade Group
University of Edinburgh
Stirling Fair Trade Group
West Lothian Fair Trade Group
Green City Wholefoods
British Association of Fair Trade Shops and Suppliers
Perth and Kinross Fair Tarde Group
JTS (Just Trading Scotland)
East Ayrshire Fair Trade Group
Edinburgh Fair Trade Steering Group
Co-operative Party
Hadeel/ Palcrafts
Motherwell Fair Trade Group

Glasgow Fairtrade C-operative
North Lanarkshire Fair Trade Group
Dundee Fair Trade Group
North Ayrshire Fair Trade Group
South Ayrshire Fair Trade Group
Ayr Fair Trade Partnership
Gavin’s Mill
Dumfries Fair Trade Group
Rainbow Turtle
Queensferry Fair Trade Group