Health education and preventive medicine

A healthy diet accessible for everyone: Committee seek views

A market stall with fruit and vegetables

Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment takes evidence on Tuesday 3 September at 11:00am

Government leadership and ambition required to champion walking and cycling

Report calls on greater Government focus on walking and cycling to counter the human, economic and environmental costs of inactivity

Latest drug-death figures must prompt Government policy change, comments Chair

Figures from the National Records of Scotland come, as Scottish Affairs Committee evidence shows policy changes are needed in Westminster

Lord Advocate and Scottish Minister questioned on problem drug use in Scotland

Committee will ask why a safe drug consumption facility has been refused, and the extent to which the Scottish Government can take its preferred 'public health' approach

MPs examine criminal justice approach to drugs

Questions focus on whether punitive rather than liberal measures are an effective response to problem drug use

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