Purpose of the group

  1. To support the development of sport, sporting and being active opportunities towards a more active Scotland
  2. To ensure that sport/being active, and the benefits of sport and being active, have a high profile in the Scottish Parliament
  3. To influence Scottish Government policy
  4. To liaise with sportscotland, Scottish Governing Bodies of sport and other relevant national and active recreation organisations in Scotland so that such organisations will be able to keep MSPs informed on matters affecting Scottish sport and a more active Scotland.

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting:


Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Mark Woods

Colin Harley


Scottish Sports Association - secretary

4capacities LTD

Adventure Activity Licensing Service

Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland

Fields in Trust

Fife Council

Health Scotland

Leisure and Culture Dundee

Observatory for Sport Scotland


Royal Yachting Association Scotland

Scottish Advisory Panel for Outdoor Education

Scottish Auto-Cycle Union

Scottish Disability Sport

Scottish FA

Scottish Karate Governing Body

Scottish Rowing

Scottish Rugby

Scottish Student Sport


Swimtime UK

Winning Scotland Foundation

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Cross Party Groups and GDPR

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