Armed Forces and Veterans Community

Purpose of the group

1. To help the Scottish Parliament to address the challenges facing Veterans and the wider Armed Forces Community.

2. To provide MSPs with a source of information and expertise on issues relating to Scottish Veterans and the wider Armed Forces Community.

3. To bring together those with an interest in the well-being of Veterans and the wider Armed Forces Community.

4. To encourage co-operation in promoting the interests of Veterans and the wider Armed Forces Community and their involvement with the Scottish Parliament.

5. To assist the Scottish Parliament in meeting Veterans and the Wider Armed Forces Community needs as well as benefiting from their experience.

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting:


Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members


Veterans Scotland - Secretary

51 Infantry Brigade (Representing the Armed Services)

Armed Services Advice Project

Army Families Federation

Association of Wrens & Royal Navy Association


Business in the Community Scotland

Career Transition Partnership

Defence Transition Services


Forces in Mind Trust

Garelochhead Station Trust

Give Us Time

Help for Heroes

Housing Options Scotland

Housing Options Scotland

Legion Scotland

Lothian Armed Forces and Veterans Project

Lothian Veterans Centre

Lothians Veterans Centre

Lowland Reserve Forces and Cadets Association

Naval Families Federation

Officers Association Scotland

Other organisations have attended from time to time



Recruit for Spouses


Royal Air Force Families Federation

Royal Navy

SACRO- Veterans Mentoring Service

Salute My Jobs


Scotland & NI RAF Association

Scotlands Bravest Manufacturing Company (RBLI)

Scottish Prison Service

Scottish Veterans Garden City Association

Scottish Veterans Residences

Scottish War Blinded

Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland


The Officer’s Association Scotland

The Scottish Veterans Commissioner

Thistle Foundation

Venture Trust

Veterans First Point Highland

Veterans First Point Scotland

Veterans Welfare Services

War Widows Association

Get involved

Next meeting:


[email protected]



Maurice Corry MSP

The Scottish Parliament
EH99 1SP 

0131 348 6155


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