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Seòmar agus comataidhean

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

The Committee was established in June 2021. It focuses on:

  • health services in Scotland – including performance, staffing and funding
  • primary care - including dentistry, GPs, and pharmacy services
  • public health including mental health and wellbeing, and tackling drugs misuse
  • social care
  • sport and physical activity

Next meeting

Meeting details are not yet available. They will be published here in due course.

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Tagh raon-ama Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

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Martin, Gillian

Gillian Martin

Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Aberdeenshire East (Constituency)

O'Kane, Paul

Paul O'Kane

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Callaghan, Stephanie

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Uddingston and Bellshill (Constituency)

Gulhane, Sandesh

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Glasgow (Region)

Harper, Emma

Emma Harper

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Mackay, Gillian

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Mochan, Carol

Carol Mochan

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Torrance, David

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Kirkcaldy (Constituency)

Tweed, Evelyn

Evelyn Tweed

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Stirling (Constituency)

White, Tess

Tess White

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

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Baillie, Jackie

Jackie Baillie

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Dumbarton (Constituency)

Findlay, Russell

Russell Findlay

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

McNair, Marie

Marie McNair

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Clydebank and Milngavie (Constituency)

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Correspondence

Committee correspondence

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Review of the level of MUP

Letter from the Minister for Public Health, Women's Health and Sport on the review of the level of minimum unit pricing, dated 28 June 2022

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Publication of the Monitoring and Reporting Summary for Year 1 of the Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund for Adults

Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund for Adults Letter from the Minister for Mental Wellbeing and Social Care on the publication of the monitoring and reporting summary for year 1 of the Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund for Adults, dated 28 June 2022

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Expert review of Mental Health support for Young People entering and in Custody

Expert review of mental health support for young people entering and in custody at HMP & YOI Polmont – Summary report Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Justice and Veterans on the summary report of the expert review of mental health support for young people entering and in custody at HMP & YOI Polmont, dated 28 June 2022

Official Reports

Official Reports

Meeting date: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Health Inequalities

Meeting date: Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Subordinate Legislation, Health Inequalities

Meeting date: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Interests, Decision on Taking Business in Private, Health Inequalities, Subordinate Legislation

Reports

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29 June 2022

The Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016 (Supplementary Provision) Regulations 2022 [draft]

A report of subordinate legislation considered by the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee on 28 June 2022.

17 June 2022

Alternative pathways to primary care

An inquiry report by the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee on alternative pathways to primary care as distinct from the usual route into healthcare services of visiting a General Practitioner.

25 May 2022

Annual Report of the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee for 2021-22

The Annual Report of the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee for 2021-22.

Remit

To consider and report on matters falling within the responsibility of the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care and matters relating to drugs policy.