Governance

As a membership-based organisation, the Muslim Council of Scotland is governed by a Constitution.

The organisation’s day to day running is by the Executive Committee who are elected every two years at an Annual General Meeting.

The MCS structure ensures members are at the core of decision making and of the objectives set by the organisation. The Board is made up of member organisations themselves.

The Structure of the Muslim Council of Scotland comprises of:

FULL MEMBERS (General Council (GC) – have the right to attend the annual general meeting (and any special general meeting) and have important powers under the constitution.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS (AM) have the right to attend the annual general meeting and any special general meetings.

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS (IM) have the right to attend the annual general meeting and any special general meetings.

EXECUTIVE BOARD (EB) are generally control and supervise the activities of the MCS; in particular, the executive board is responsible for monitoring the financial position of the MCS

BOARD OF COUNSELLORS serve as an advisory body for proposals, suggestions and complaints from and to the General Council, EB and its committees.

NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES undertake to represent and champion the MCS at the local, regional and national levels as agreed by the EB.

  • MCS is a registered charitable body under OSCR
  • MCS are committed to Equality & Diversity in the work we do
  • MCS Board are democratically elected and accountable to our members
  • MCS is bound by its Constitution and all of our work is aligned to these objectives