Helping shape policy in ScotlandThe impact of Scotland’s 32 third sector interfaces has been recognised in a motion lodged at the Scottish Parliament. The motion, lodged by Stuart McMillan MSP, welcomes the publication of the VAS report entitled ‘The Impact We Make The Potential We Have – A report into the impact of Scotland’s 32 third sector interfaces’ and notes the significant contribution of VAS and TSIs to the third sector in Scotland. The motion has received support from across the chamber and has led to an increased level of engagement between VAS and MSPs.

A full copy of the motion can be found below:

Motion S4M-07457: Voluntary Action Scotland’s TSI Impact Report

That the Parliament welcomes the publication of the Voluntary Action Scotland (VAS) report, The Impact We Make The Potential We Have; understands that this report highlights the impact that third sector interfaces (TSIs) make in communities across the country and their vital role in supporting the third sector; notes the contribution of VAS in supporting, advocating and co-ordinating the 32 TSIs; is encouraged by what it sees as the progress being made by TSIs in supporting the third sector and the potential they demonstrate, and believes that continued support for VAS and TSIs is integral to helping deliver the Scottish Government’s vision for the third sector in Scotland.

 

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