Fair Work Oversight Group


The purpose of the Fair Work Oversight Group is to advise and challenge the Scottish Government, driving progress of the actions detailed in the 2022 Fair Work Action Plan. This includes those relating to the Anti-Racist Employment Strategy.

It’s remit also includes the wider delivery of Fair Work across government and development of annual updates to the relevant Parliamentary committee. 

It also:
•    brings key stakeholders together 
•    enables taking an intersectional approach to equality issues
•    supports and shares ways of making improvements in practice
•    considers how to resolve issues and challenges 
•    supports the National Strategy of Economic Transformation (NSET) governance process

The group will meet in the middle and at the end of the calendar year, before the annual report is submitted to parliament. 



  • Neil Gray MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Wellbeing Economy, Fair Work and Energy


  • Anna Ritchie Allan, Close the Gap
  • Andrew Carter, National Health Service Borders
  • Charandeep Singh, Scottish Chamber of Commerce
  • Clare Reid, The Scottish Council for Development and Industry 
  • Dave Moxham, Scottish Trade Unions Congress 
  • David Lonsdale, Scottish Retail Consortium
  • David Taylor, Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service 
  • Emma Congreve, Fraser of Allander Institute
  • Heather Fisken, Inclusion Scotland
  • Professor Ima Jackson, Glasgow Caledonia University
  • Jatin Haria, Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights
  • Councillor Katie Hagmann, Coalition of Scottish Local Authorities
  • Lee Ann Panglea, Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD)
  • Professor Patricia Findlay, Fair Work Convention
  • Stephanie Griffin, Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
  • Representatives from Non-Departmental Public Bodies Chief Executives’ Forum


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