Child Death Review Process

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 26th February 2019.

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Photo of Mary Fee Mary Fee Labour

There remains a significant link between material deprivation and life expectancy. Figures that were released in December 2018 revealed that a boy who is born in one of the most affluent areas of the country can expect to live more than 10 years longer than one who is born in one of the poorest. What specific steps will the cabinet secretary and the Government take to end the scandal of health inequalities that persists in Scotland?