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Profile of registrant

Victim Support Scotland

Identification number in the register: 65127284171-51
Registration date: 13/09/10 18:28:31

The information on this organisation was last modified on 01/09/14 12:40:02
The date of the last annual update was 01/09/14 12:40:02

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Victim Support Scotland
Acronym: VSS
Legal status: NGO
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  David McKenna
Position: Chief Executive

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Frida Wheldon
Position: Senior Research & Policy Officer

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 15-23 Hardwell Close 
Edinburgh EH8 9RX
Telephone number: (+44) 1316625424
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Mission:
Supporting individuals and communities, helping to rebuild lives and keeping people affected by crime at the heart of justice
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1000
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Victim Support Scotland has during 2012,2013 and 2014 have been active in several EU-funded projects to improve the rights and protection of victims of crime. We have been active in working with the EU Institutions in the development of the new EU Directive establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Home Affairs
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights


Total number of members that are natural persons: 1,000
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Victim Support Scotland is a member of Victim Support Europe, the network for victim support organisations in Europe providing support and information services to victims of crime.

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2013 - 03/2014
Total budget: 5,000,000
of which public financing: 5,000,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources: 5,000,000
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources:
- donations:
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year:
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.