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Chamber and committees

Question reference: S6W-02866

Asked by: Alexander Stewart, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
Date lodged: 9 September 2021


To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the report, Non-Communicable Disease Prevention: Priorities 2021/22, and what action it will take in relation to the report’s recommendations.

Current status: Answered by Maree Todd on 21 September 2021


The Scottish Government welcomes the report on Non-Communicable Disease Prevention published on 6 September and recognises that its recommendations are in line with the Government’s own approach, based on the World Health Organisation strategies of reducing Affordability, Availability and Attractiveness of alcohol, tobacco and unhealthy foods.

We are committed to supporting individuals and local communities by delivering measures to target harmful health behaviours early and provide access to holistic and person-centred treatment when needed.