Covid-19 Update

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 3rd March 2020.

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Photo of Christine Grahame Christine Grahame Scottish National Party

Further to David Stewart’s question about older people, many of us are essential to the economy, public services, volunteering and caring for others, young and old. Indeed, older people may even be called up as additional resource in the NHS or schools. How will the Scottish Government balance the reasonable message of safety first without scaring older people, who are important both in their own right and because of their significant contribution to society?