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Older People, Age and Ageing

This Cross-party group's purpose:

  • Ensure that older people and the organisations supporting older people have opportunity to have their voices heard on issues that affect them.
  • Ensure older people have an opportunity to participate in campaigns and policies that affect them.
  • To ensure that rights and issues affecting older people are on the agenda in the Scottish Parliament.
  • A space for those working in supporting older people to share resources, learning and events.

Next meeting

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

The next meeting will be held on 6 March 2024 and will include the group's AGM.

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Andrea Ma.


Involved in the group

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

Current Members

Jeremy Balfour


Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Fulton MacGregor

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Coatbridge and Chryston (Constituency)

Katy Clark


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Non MSP Individuals

Diana Findlay
Joan Fraser
Ian Clement
Martin Robertson
Donna Scott


Age Scotland

Scottish Older Peoples Assembly

Scottish Pensioners Forum

Outside the Box

Food Train

Independent Age

Befriending Network

British Geriatric Society

Camphill Communities 

Care Inspectorate

University of Edinburgh

Faith in Older People

Generations Working Together

Intergenerational Network

LGBT Health and Wellbeing


RoSPA – Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents

Vegetarian for Life

Scottish Association of Social Work

Royal Voluntary Service

Scottish Fire & Rescue

Agile Scotland

Voluntary Centre East Ayrshire

IFIC Scotland

Home Instead

Housing Options Scotland

Irvine Seniors Forum

Association of British Insurers

Heriot Watt University

British Deaf Association

Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Sikh Sanjong

Shared Lives Plus

Scottish Seniors Alliance

Lothian Older People's Psychology Service (LOPPS)

Simeon Care

Church of Scotland

Obesity Action Scotland

RSJ Equality Consultancy

Kirrie Connections

Partners in Advocacy

Police Scotland

Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland

We are Hourglass

Carers Trust Scotland

University of Highlands & Islands

University of Dundee

Scottish Autism

Salvation Army

Playlists for Life

Life Care Edinburgh

Food Standards Scotland

Linking Lives

The Voice of Experience Forum