Date lodged: 18 December 2017
To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to each of the 12 recommendations set out in the Mental Health Foundation and Age Scotland policy briefing, Loneliness - the public health challenge of our time.
Answered by: Jeane Freeman 8 January 2018
We will be publishing a draft strategy to tackle social isolation and loneliness for consultation in January. We will be consulting widely on this, and will consider carefully the recommendations set out by the Mental Health Foundation and Age Scotland.