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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S5M-14783

Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme

Submitted by: Richard Lyle, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Thursday, November 15, 2018

Supported by: Clare Adamson, Alexander Burnett, Alex Cole-Hamilton, Bob Doris, Neil Findlay, Kenneth Gibson, Jenny Gilruth, Bill Kidd, Johann Lamont, Monica Lennon, Angus MacDonald, Fulton MacGregor, Gillian Martin, Mark McDonald, Alex Neil, Alex Rowley, Elaine Smith, Stewart Stevenson, David Stewart, David Torrance, Annie Wells

That the Parliament welcomes the decision of the Scottish Government to implement the recommendations in the publication, Clinical Review of the Impacts of Hepatitis C: Short Life Working Group Report for the Scottish Government, and calls on the Scottish Government to increase the budget of the Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme by at least £1.5 million to ensure regular support payments to those with chronic hepatitis C who are severely or moderately affected are sufficient to meet their needs and the legacy impact of the infections.