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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:39 am on 18th July 2019.

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Photo of Ross Thomson Ross Thomson Conservative, Aberdeen South 10:39 am, 18th July 2019

On Tuesday, we learned that drug-related deaths in Scotland have reached their highest level on record—three times higher than the rest of the UK and the highest in the developed world. After 10 years in government, that is a shameful stain on the SNP’s record. This needless loss of life is a national emergency, so will the Leader of the House agree to hold an urgent debate in Government time?