McMillan comments on latest drug-related death figures

Stuart McMillan MSP for Greenock and Inverclyde has commented on the latest drug-related deaths figures published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS). These statistics cover drug-related deaths in Scotland in 2019. Stuart said: “The NRS report makes for sobering reading as there were 1,264 drug-related deaths in Scotland last year – the largest […]

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SNP Urge Against FOBT Review Backsliding

The SNP has warned the UK government against turning their backs on a review into FOBTs which was announced last year – after reports emerged that Chancellor Philip Hammond wants to keep the machines that have been labelled the ‘crack cocaine of gambling’. The UK government pledged a review into FOBTs last year – a […]

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MSP Meets Addaction Scotland in Scottish Parliament

Addaction Scotland attended the Scottish Parliament last week, informing politicians and staff about their work across the country. Addaction is a leading UK drug, alcohol and mental health charity – and is the largest in Scotland, supporting adults, young people and families to make positive behavioural changes. Each year Addaction works with 75,000 people at […]

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