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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-12230: Monica Lennon (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 27 October 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the Scottish Health Survey 2016 finding that alcohol-related morbidity and mortality disproportionately affects people living in the most deprived areas.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 7 November 2017

We have shaped our policies to tackle health inequalities in key areas, such as minimum unit pricing, which would have the greatest impact in our most deprived communities.