Fiona McLeod MSP has lodged a motion in the Scottish Parliament welcoming the recently launched report ‘Collaborating for Community Impact’ from Voluntary Action Scotland.

We are delighted to see the report receive recognition in the Scottish Parliament and the continued support for third sector interfaces and VAS.

The full motion text is below and you can check who has signed the motion here:

Motion S4M-14680: Fiona McLeod, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/11/2020

Title: Voluntary Action Scotland, Collaborating for Community Impact
That the Parliament welcomes the publication of a new report from Voluntary Action Scotland, Collaborating for Community Impact; understands that the report highlights the impact that third sector interfaces across Scotland, including East Dunbartonshire Voluntary Action, have had in supporting the third sector in their areas; believes that, in 2014-15, these interfaces supported over 11,800 organisations, supported over 8,600 people into volunteering and awarded 24,000 Saltire certificates, which recognise youth volunteering; believes that the interfaces play a crucial role in supporting communities and the third sector across localities, and welcomes what it sees as the Scottish Government’s continued support for third sector interfaces and Voluntary Action Scotland.
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