Extending free personal care to under 65s: feasibility study

Study of the extension of free personal care to people under 65 who need it, examining the potential relationship with social security provision.

Annex A


Meetings held with:
Jeff Adamson, Scotland Against the Care Tax ( SACT)
Jim Elder-Woodward, Scottish Independent Living Coalition ( SILC)
Ian Hood, SACT
Jim Pearson, Alzheimer Scotland
Mrs Amanda Kopel and Kathleen Houghton, Frank’s Law campaign
Annie Gunner-Logan, Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland ( CCPS)
Donald Macaskill, Scottish Care
Tanith Muller, Parkinson’s UK
Louise Buchanan, Parkinson’s UK
David Allan (individual with Parkinson’s Disease)

Roundtable event held 10 th August 2017:
Jim Elder-Woodward, SILC (Chair)
Kamran Mallick, Disability Rights UK
Colette McDiarmid, MND Scotland
Frances Hawarden, SACT
Suzanne Munday, Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project ( MECOPP)
Jess Wade, Self Directed Support Scotland
Etienne d’Aboville, Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living ( GCIL)
Colin Young, Health & Social Care Alliance (The Alliance)
Susie Fitton, Independent Living in Scotland ( ILiS) / Inclusion Scotland
Ian Hood, Scotland Against the Care Tax ( SACT)
Isla McIntosh, Glasgow Disability Collective
Jeff Adamson, SACT
Iain Smith, Inclusion Scotland
Keith Lynch, People First
Rhona Neill, People First
Steve Robertson, People First
Garrick Smyth, COSLA
Jonathan Sharma, COSLA

Feasibility Study discussed at the Older People’s Development Group (14 th June)

Members of the Virtual Group which developed the LA/ HSCP survey
David Fotheringham Adult Social Care Policy, Scottish Government
Paula McLeay Convention of Scottish Local Authorities ( COSLA)
Mike Liddle Adult Social Care Policy, Scottish Government
Garrick Smyth COSLA
Julie Rintoul Analyst, Scottish Government
Fiona Hart East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership
Robert Emmott Director of Finance and Corporate Services, Eilean Siar
Sharon Wearing Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership
Susan Brodie Adult Social Care Policy, Scottish Government

Organisations who responded to Scottish Government webpage:

  • Scotland Against the Care Tax
  • Marie Curie
  • Sue Ryder
  • Age Scotland
  • Alliance
  • Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership
  • MND Scotland
  • Scottish Commission for Learning Disability
  • Parkinson’s UK
  • Inclusion Scotland
  • Enable Scotland
  • Scottish Care
  • Alzheimer Scotland

List of respondents to Scottish Government webpage who have provided consent to print name:

Ruby Armstrong
Karin Casey
Val Ferro
Francis Fleming
Vivien Hendry
Kerry James
Pauline Kohler
Claire Leslie
Hemma Mangul
Mrs F Martin
Thomas Mckay
Rachel Miller
Willliam Mills
Elizabeth Milne
Janice Mohan
Irena Paterson
Jennifer Petrie
Catriona Purchase
Fiona Purchase
Martin Purchase
Jane Raitt
Antonia Raphael
Alan Robertson
John Ross
Nancy Steedman
Margaret Todd
Jennifer Turnbull
Michael Wilson
Helen Yewdall
Gillian Zaoui


Email: Mike Liddle, mike.liddle@gov.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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