Cross Party Group (CPG) on Sport

The Scottish Sports Assocaition is joint secretariat for the CPG on Sport along with the offices of the co-conveners Alison Johnstone MSP and Liz Smith MSP.

Cross-Party Groups (CPGs) provide an opportunity for Members of all parties, outside organisations and members of the public to meet and discuss a shared interest in a particular cause or subject. Full details on CPGs can be found on the Scottish Parliament website here.

Purpose of the group:

  • To support the development of sport, sporting and being active opportunities towards a more active Scotland
  • To ensure that sport/being active, and the benefits of sport and being active, have a high profile in the Scottish Parliament
  • To influence Scottish Government policy
  • 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.

Meeting Dates
Meetings are open to members of the public but you must register in order to attend.

  • Next meeting is: TBC but will be after the Parliament's summer recess

To be kept informed of when the next meeitng will be please email asking to be added to our CPG mailing list.

Member Registration

In order to re-register the CPG on Sport in the new Parliament, we require to update the ‘Registered Members’ list of the CPG on Sport.  A list of the previous ‘Registered Members’ can be found on the Parliament’s website here.

If you wish to become a ‘registered member’ of the CPG on Sport for the 2017-18 session, complete the form below. Please note that a new list of registered members requires to be created so to be added to this list please ensure you complete this registration by 3pm on Monday 15th May, submissions made after then will not be included.