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On a point of order, Presiding Officer. My phone lost its connection during the vote so I was unable to vote, I would have voted for the motion as amended by Humza Yousaf, so that would have been a yes.
Does Mr Ross recall the statement that I made in the Parliament on 3 August? One example of a new policy was the announcement that we would have, for the first time, a national rehabilitation and recovery service for children and families, backed up by £8 million-worth of investment.
The loss of life in Scotland from drug-related deaths is as heartbreaking as it is unacceptable. It is our national shame. I offer my condolences to all those who have lost a loved one and my continuing commitment to do everything possible in our new national mission to turn the tide on rising drug-related deaths. On Friday I attended a vigil in Glasgow. I talked to and heard from many people...
Scottish National Party MSP for Almond Valley
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 3 May 2007 — Election
Also represented Livingston
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