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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-07127: Colin Smyth (South Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 9 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to improve the collection and analysis of the data it collects regarding the (a) need for and (b) provision of palliative care for overweight and obese people.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 2 March 2017

As part of the consultation on developing a new diet and obesity strategy the Scottish Government will be considering what work may need to be undertaken to better understand the extent of obesity as well as monitor and evaluate both the scale of the task and our effect upon it.