(c) Evening Express
Convener of the Holyrood Health & Sport Committee, Lewis Macdonald, has told everybody he can that there aren’t enough policies aimed at disease prevention. Lewis is the husband of one of the Aberdeen councillors who were suspended for going into coalition with the Tories, despite their social and economic policies being at times near-identical to, if not directly copied from, those of the SNP.
Reporting Scotland will be gratefully using his comments eight times today as part of its wider ‘Undermine with Fake News’ operation, planned to conclude just before the next Independence referendum. The Reporting Scotland editor, Julian Parson’s Bottom, has thanked the shadowy health ministers from the Loyal parties for their help with stories while their current Health Correspondent is recovering from PTSD in the Buckingham Priory.
The prevention of cancers and diabetes were given as examples where there is a lack of prevention polices with obesity, poor diet and smoking as major risk factors. I feel sure the committee must know about these (?):
Preventing Overweight and Obesity in Scotland: A Route Map …
Food and Health – The Scottish Government
For more on the success of Scottish Government’s preventative health policies, see also: