Independent review of hate crime legislation in Scotland: final report

Recommendations by Lord Bracadale to Scottish Ministers with analysis of his consultation exercise and an overview.

Annex 1

Meetings and discussions held by Lord Bracadale and his Secretariat

Lord Bracadale and/or his review team have met or held discussions with a large number of individuals and organisations including:

Action on Elder Abuse

Age Scotland

Article 12

Amnesty International


British Deaf Association Scotland

Central Scotland Regional Equality Council

CRER (Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights)

Commissioner for Children and Young People

Community Security Trust


Representatives from the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Tom Devine, Professor Emeritus in the University of Edinburgh

Disability Agenda Scotland

Dumfries and Galloway Multicultural Association

Edinburgh Interfaith Alliance

Education Scotland


Equality and Human Rights Commission

Equality Network

FRAE Fife: Fairness Race Awareness & Equality

Glasgow Women's Library

Grampian Regional Equality Council

Patrick Harvie MSP, co-convener of the Scottish Green Party

Daniel Johnson MSP, Justice Spokesperson, Scottish Labour Party

James Kelly MSP, Shadow Secretary for Finance and the Constitution, Scottish Labour Party

I am Me

Inclusion Scotland

Independent Advisory Group on Hate Crime, Prejudice and Community Cohesion

Interfaith Scotland

LGBT Youth

Liam McArthur MSP, Scottish Liberal Democratic Party

Officials from UK Government departments and Northern Ireland Administration

Police Scotland's National Independent Strategic Advisory Group ( NISAG)

People First (Scotland)

Police Scotland including the Football Coordination Unit Scotland ( FoCUS)

Religious Leaders' Forum


Safer for Women Project

Scottish Council for Learning Disabilities

Scottish Council of Jewish Communities ( SCoJeC)

Scottish Government

Scottish Older People's Assembly

Scottish Refugee Council

Scottish Football Association

Scottish Football Supporters Association

Scottish Human Rights Commission

Scottish Professional Football League

Scottish Trans Alliance

Scottish Women's Aid

Scottish Youth Parliament


Stop Hate UK

Stonewall Scotland


Supporters Direct Scotland

Victim Support Scotland

Young Scot

Youthlink Scotland


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