MSP, Aberdeenshire West
I thank my fellow committee members for the constructive conversations that we have had on the bill, and I look forward to continuing our work as we scrutinise this piece of legislation. In addition, I echo the thanks of our convener to our clerks and to those who have submitted evidence to the Finance and Constitution Committee. I refer members to my entry in the register of members’...
3. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to reduce drug use in prisons. (S5O-01836)
The 2017 prisoners survey shows that nearly 40 per cent of Scottish prisoners have witnessed illegal drug use in jail. We know that drug use in prison is rising and that the number of prisoners caught taking drugs is at an eight-year high, according to Prison Service’s most recent annual report. It is a simple truth that drug addiction is an obstacle to rehabilitation, so when will the...
Conservative MSP for Aberdeenshire West
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election
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