Either see below Gil most recent written questions to Parliament or select a category.
To ask the Scottish Executive how many individuals members there are of the (a) Scottish Older People’s Assembly and (b) Scottish Older People’s Assembly Steering Group.
Answered by Nicola Sturgeon (13/03/2012):The Scottish Older People’s Assembly is run by older people, for older people, and its purpose is to be a voice for older people in Scotland. It was not set up by the Scottish Government, nor is it a Scottish Government organisation, but information about the Assembly and its Steering Group is at
The first Assembly was held in October 2009, and the Scottish Government provided funding of £31,016.32 in 2009-10, £30,000 in each of 2010-11 and 2011-12, and we have promised £30,000 for an assembly in 2012.
Note: This page contains both questions laid by Gil as MSP for West of Scotland (2007-2011, title starts "S3W/O") and Clydebank & Milngavie (2011-present, title starts "S4W/O")