Our Purpose and Values

Our Purpose

 Representing the people of Scotland by debating issues of national importance, passing legislation and holding the Scottish Government to account.

Our Vision

Making a positive difference to the lives of the people of Scotland.

Our Values

  • Stewardship - Focusing on the longer term to ensure we are leaving things better than we found them and putting our shared interests ahead of any individual or team.
  • Inclusiveness - Understanding the big picture and seeking out alternative perspectives. Every colleague feels they are able to make a valued contribution and deliver their best work.
  • Excellence - Taking care to enhance our reputation in everything we do, and using our skills and resources to deliver high-quality sustainable results.
  • Respect - Appreciating difference, building cohesive teams and fostering the values and experiences of diversity.

Values and Behaviours Framework

Each of our values is underpinned by a number of linked behaviours and these can be seen in our Values and Behaviours Framework.

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