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: 10 September 2019

This meeting will be held at 6pm in Committee Room 6.


Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members


Veterans Scotland - Secretary

Business in the Community Scotland


Housing Options Scotland

Legion Scotland


Recruit for Spouses

Scottish Veterans Residences

The Officer’s Association Scotland

The Scottish Veterans Commissioner

51 Infantry Brigade (Representing the Armed Services)

Army Families Federation


Career Transition Partnership

Veterans First Point Scotland

Veterans First Point Highland

Association of Wrens & Royal Navy Association

Skills Development Scotland

Help for Heroes

Armed Services Advice Project

SACRO- Veterans Mentoring Service

Scottish Prison Service

Thistle Foundation

Scottish War Blinded

Lothians Veterans Centre

Scotland & NI RAF Association

Naval Families Federation

Royal Navy



Get involved

Next meeting:
10 September 2019


[email protected]



Maurice Corry MSP

The Scottish Parliament
EH99 1SP 

0131 348 6155


Cross Party Groups and GDPR

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