McAlpine selected as Learning Disability Parliamentary Group Deputy Convener

South Scotland SNP MSP Joan McAlpine has been selected as the deputy convener of the Scottish Parliamentโ€™s Cross Party Group (CPG) on Learning Disability.

Ms McAlpine was nominated to the post because of her experience of the subject.

Commenting, Ms McAlpine said:

โ€œI was delighted to be chosen for this role.

โ€œImproving opportunities for people with learning disabilities is vital - which is why I support organisations like The Usual Place who do great work with young people in Dumfriesshire.

โ€œI very much look forward to working with my colleagues across the CPG.โ€

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