Diet and Healthy Weight Consultations

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 30 May 2023.

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Photo of Paul Sweeney Paul Sweeney Labour

The recent health inequalities in Scotland report cited a 24-year gap in the time spent in good health between people living in the most and least deprived 10 per cent areas. The reality is that making healthier choices is a privilege for many people in Scotland. Does the minister accept that the Government must address the root cause of health inequalities to improve health outcomes?