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Lothian MSP Miles Briggs has praised the work that the Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) supporting charities, social enterprises and Voluntary groups to make Scotland a better place.

The SCVO promotes voluntary organisations and lobby the Scottish Government on their behalf.

To celebrate 20 years of the voluntary sector and the Scottish Parliament working together SCVO have published a book, “Charities, Scotland & Holyrood, Twenty Years Delivering Change”. You can find an electronic copy of the book here.

Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament Ken Macintosh MSP with SCVO Chief Executive Anna Fowlie PHOTO Lewis J Houghton

Conservative MSP Briggs said: “The voluntary sector in Scotland plays a huge role in
communities up and down the country.

“Thousands of volunteers give their time and money to help a range of excellent causes that make a huge difference to peoples life.

“The SCVO do an exceptional job speaking on behalf of volunteers in Scotland and this new book aptly celebrate the working relationship between the Scottish Parliament and the voluntary sector over the last 20 years.”