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Women, Families and Justice

This Cross-party group's purpose:

The purpose of the Group is to focus on every aspect of women and families experiences of the justice system.

Next meeting

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

the CPG on Women, Families and Justice will be holding a meeting on Tuesday 5 March 2024, 6-7.30pm. The meeting will take place online using Zoom.

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Sarah Rogers


Involved in the group

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

Current Members

Rona Mackay


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Strathkelvin and Bearsden (Constituency)

Collette Stevenson

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: East Kilbride (Constituency)

Miles Briggs


Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Katy Clark


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Audrey Nicoll


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Aberdeen South and North Kincardine (Constituency)

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Falkirk East (Constituency)

Non MSP Individuals

Anne Pinkman - secretary
Carol Dearie

Karen Mabon
Briege Nugent
Elyse Brown
Maggie Melon
Yvonne Robson

Observer – Community Justice Division Scottish Government


Scottish Prison Service
CJVSF (Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum)
Social Work Scotland
Families Outside
HM Inspector of Prisons Scotland
Mental Welfare Commission
University of Strathclyde School of Social Work and Social Policy
SCCJR (Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research)
Resilience Learning Partnership
Phoenix Futures Scotland
Angus Community Justice Partnership
SASW (Scottish Association of Social Work)
Tomorrows Women, Glasgow
218 Centre – Turning Point Scotland
Soroptimists International Scotland
Apex Scotland
Access to Industry
Fife College (SPS Education Providers)
Circle Scotland
Stirling University
St. Marys, Kenmure
Glen Isla Women’s Project, Angus Council Criminal Justice Social Work Services
Public Health, Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS
Prison Reform Trust
Justice for Women
Community Justice Glasgow
Community Justice Scotland
Stirling Community Enterprise
HMP Barlinnie Visitor Centre
Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland
Early Years Scotland
SCSN (Scottish Community Safety Network)