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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-07753: Neil Findlay (Lothian)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 6 March 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what administrative, emotional and legal support it provides to lay members of the Independent Review of Transvaginal Mesh Implants group who have resigned.

Answered by: Shona Robison 17 March 2017

The Independent Review’s secretariat has provided support to all members of the Review. This has included, amongst other things, the arranging meetings at convenient times and in appropriate accommodation, the arranging of teleconferencing facilities, the provision of hard copy papers, the refunding of travelling expenses, and other assistance upon request. Scottish Government officials are unable to provide legal advice.