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Ahead of the Scottish local government elections in May, Marie Curie and Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) would like to invite you to a joint breakfast hustings meeting on Tuesday 28 March 2017, 8-10am at the MacDonald Holyrood Hotel.
This free event is a great opportunity for you to discuss each party’s upcoming priorities for health and social care in Scotland – including work through health and social care partnerships to ensure people who use services get the right care and support at the right time, with particular focus on social care services, palliative care and care in the community.
The morning will be chaired by Tom Freeman, Journalist Holyrood Magazine, and we will be joined by Councillor and MSP Colin Smyth (Shadow Health Minister, Scottish Labour), Councillor and MSP Graham Simpson (Spokesperson for Local Government, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party), Katy Gordon (Chair, Local Government Election Campaign 2017, Scottish Liberal Democrats), Councillor Chas Booth (Scottish Green Party) and Councillor Russell Robertson (Scottish National Party).
The format of the event will be as follows:
8am – Registration and refreshments – including breakfast rolls (bacon or scrambled egg)
8.30 – Welcome by the Chair
8.35 – Short statements by each panellist
9.00 – Question-time style discussion with questions from the floor
9.45 – Summary by the Chair
We look forward to welcoming you to the event.
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