Date lodged: 2 June 2016
To ask the Scottish Government when it will release the funding for the three research PhDs in (a) multiple sclerosis and (b) motor neurone disease that was referred to in the 2016 SNP manifesto; how much money will be made available for this work; how much of it will be new money, and from what budget line it will be drawn.
Answered by: Shona Robison 15 June 2016
Discussions to identify key areas of research need in these conditions are planned to help ensure these studentships have the maximum impact. These discussions will shape the research calls and inform funding requirements.