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Scottish Parliament Update

SASW's Communications and Policy Officer, Emily Galloway, outlines what happened last week in parliament ...

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon gave her update on the latest Covid-19 situation. Read it, here. 

The Scottish Government held a debate on recovering, mobilizing, and renewing health and social care in Scotland. More can be found, here. 

Scottish Government debate on supporting a fairer and more equal society, including on tackling poverty. More can be found, here. 

The Health, Social Care and Sport Committee heard evidence from Angela Constance Minister for Drugs Policy on her priorities for session 6. More can be found here.

The Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice committee heard further evidence on the petition to end conversion therapy. More can be found here

The Criminal Justice Committee took evidence on prisons and prison policy and on reducing youth offending, offering community justice solutions and alternatives to custody. More can be found, here. 

The Social Justice and Social Security Committee  took evidence on the Scottish Government's budget priorities 2022-23 and on tackling poverty. More can be found, here.