Puberty-suppressing Hormones (Under-16s)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament at on 28 March 2024.

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Photo of Carol Mochan Carol Mochan Labour

The Cass review was clear in its recommendations. Given that the action that was taken in England was taken on the basis of a lack of evidence that puberty-suppressing hormones were safe or effective, many people in Scotland will be expecting action from the Government. What discussion has the cabinet secretary had with NHS Scotland in the light of the decision that has been taken in England? If action is to be taken here, will he set out to Parliament what the timescales are for such action?