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7. To ask the Scottish Government how it is supporting mental health services in the Renfrewshire South constituency. (S5O-05152)
To ask the cabinet secretary what support the Scottish Government is providing to mental health services in the Renfrewshire South constituency.
Throughout the pandemic, we have seen quite significant levels of variation in prevalence of the virus among and within local authority areas at neighbourhood level, with some communities having stubbornly high prevalence. What action is the Scottish Government taking to support communities in which suppression of the virus has proved to be more challenging?
Former Scottish National Party MSP for Renfrewshire South
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election
Left the Scottish Parliament on 5 May 2021 — Dissolved for election
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