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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-08957
Asked by: Jackie Baillie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour
Date lodged: 14 June 2022

Question

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-08705 by Maree Todd on 7 June 2022, what the timetable is for its plans to work with the UK Government to explore areas of potential shared interest and learning, particularly in terms of research into ME/CFS, and how it is engaging with the UK Government to improve care and support for people with ME.

Current status: Answered by Maree Todd on 23 June 2022


Answer

The Scottish Government is a member of the UK Government ME/CFS Delivery Plan Task and Finish Group, which is scheduled to convene in June and to meet monthly thereafter. Officials are maintaining close and regular contact with the UK Department of Health and Social Care regarding this work, with the UK Government planning to publish its draft Delivery Plan later this year.