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S5W-07769: Liam Kerr (North East Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 6 March 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how much it is investing in the strategy, Beating Cancer: Ambition and Action, in 2016-17, and how much it will allocate in each of the next four years, also broken down by the amount set aside for (a) recruiting and (b) retraining cancer clinical nurse specialists.

Answered by: Shona Robison 16 March 2017

I refer the member to the answer to question S5W-07773 on 16 March 2017. All answers to written Parliamentary Questions are available on the Parliament's website, the search facility for which can be found at

In addition, the Scottish Government has committed to invest an extra £2.5 million recurring funding in specialist nursing and care from 2015-16 onwards.