Social Care Hustings on Thursday 29 April 2021 from 2-4pm

Hear from the parties how they intend to take the Feeley Review forward in the next parliament, and transform social care.

Ahead of the 2021 Scottish Parliament Election, the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) and Coalition of Care and Support Providers Scotland (CCPS) will be hosting a Social Care Hustings on Thursday 29 April from 2pm to 4pm.

Following the publication of the Independent Review of Adult Social Care (the Feeley Review), acting on its recommendations to deliver a long-overdue transformation of Scotland’s social care infrastructure must be a key priority for the next Scottish Parliament and Government.

Pennie Taylor, an award-winning freelance journalist and broadcaster who specialises in health and care issues, will be chairing this event featuring representatives from Scotland’s major political parties:

  • Carol Mochan (Scottish Labour)
  • Alex Cole-Hamilton (Scottish Liberal Democrats)
  • Mairi Gougeon (Scottish National Party)
  • Miles Briggs (Scottish Conservatives)
  • TBC Scottish Green candidate

This event will offer the opportunity to hear from the parties about their plans for ensuring the Feeley Review is taken forward as a matter of urgency, and to put your social care questions to them.

If you would like to contribute a question for the event, or have any accessibility requirements, please email by Wednesday 21 April.

You can also read the ALLIANCE’s 2021 manifesto, “Equally Valued”, on their website.

The hustings will be held remotely via Zoom. You can register for the event here.

If you want to share your views before, during or after the event, you can use the hashtag #SocialCareHustings on Twitter.