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12 Aug 2021

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SSSC Council Members reappointed

The Minister for Children and Young People, Clare Haughey MSP, has announced the reappointments of Alan Baird and Theresa Allison as Members of the Scottish Social Services Council.

Alan Baird is a registered social worker with more than 40 years of experience in a variety of practice and leadership roles in local and Scottish Government. Using both his professional and family experiences as a carer, he remains committed and highly motivated to support our most vulnerable citizens and, as an SSSC Council Member, he contributes to the development of the workforce and protection of the public through supporting high standards of practice. Similarly, in his position as a Trustee with Dundee Carers Centre, he is able to use his knowledge and skills to support Dundee’s unpaid carers.

Theresa Allison worked in the charity sector for over 25 years with a particular focus in social care. She is an individual with excellent knowledge and understanding of the function of the Scottish Social Services Council.

The reappointments are for three years. The terms will begin on 1 September 2021 and will run until 31 August 2024.

Read Scottish Government’s announcement here.

Contact information

Sandra Wilson
Communications Officer
Scottish Social Services Council