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CONSULTATION ON INDEPENDENT ADVOCACY – GUIDE FOR COMMISSIONERS

Advocacy has an important role to play in supporting people to express their views. This consultation seeks view on a revision to the Guide for Commissioners last published in 2010. The Guide has been updated to reflect Commissioner's statutory responsibilities for the provision of independent advocacy.


4. The Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance

4.1 The Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance (SIAA) is a membership organisation responsible for promoting, supporting and defending independent advocacy in Scotland. It has the overall aim of ensuring that independent advocacy is available to any person in Scotland. The SIAA provides information and support, gathers and distributes information, represents advocacy organisations at various levels and raises awareness and understanding of independent advocacy across Scotland. The SIAA works to influence legislation, policy and practice in relation to independent advocacy. Links to material developed by SIAA is included in Appendix 4. These can also be accessed through the SIAA website at: http://www.siaa.org.uk/.

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