Water (Recreational Activity)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 9th May 2017.

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Photo of Clare Adamson Clare Adamson Scottish National Party

One of the key hopes of water safety Scotland is that it will be able to cut deaths in Scotland’s waters by half by 2026. Every tragedy is terrible for the families involved, but the truth is that the people who are most in danger in this respect are older men aged 60 to 69. Would the minister consider how to work with pensioner organisations and others that represent that age group on how they might get across a better water safety message?