Problem drug use in Scotland Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Tuesday 7 May 2019

Professor Catriona Matheson, University of Stirling, Dr Emily Tweed, University of Glasgow, Dr Andrew McAuley, Glasgow Caledonian University, Dr Tessa Parkes, University of Stirling


Tuesday 21 May 2019

Colin Hepburn, Sharon Brand, Scott Ferguson, Hannah Snow


Tuesday 4 June 2019

Vicki Craik, Crewe 2000, Dr Iain McPhee, University of the West of Scotland, Dr Neil McKeganey, Director, Centre for Substance Use Research, Dr Angus Bancroft, University of Edinburgh


Tuesday 18 June 2019

John Budd, Edinburgh Access Practice, Norma Howarth, Signpost Recovery, Patricia Tracey, Service Manager, Turning Point Scotland, Iain Clunie, SMART Recovery


Elinor Dickie, Public Health Intelligence Adviser, NHS Health Scotland, Dr Saket Priyadarshi, Medical Director for Addictions, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde


Tuesday 21 May 2019

Justina Murray, CEO, Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drug, Grand-daughter Family A, Grandmother Family A, Grandfather Family A, Family B


Tuesday 2 July 2019

Dave Liddell, CEO, Scottish Drugs Forum, Martin Powell, Transform Drug Policy Foundation, Jim Duffy, Law Enforcement Action Partnership UK


Professor Alex Stevens, University of Kent, Advisory Council on Misuse of Drugs, Chief Inspector Jason Kew, Drugs policy lead, Thames Valley, Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson, Police Scotland, Detective Superintendent Kevin Weir, Durham Police


Tuesday 9 July 2019

James Wolffe QC, Lord Advocate, Iain Logan, Principal Procurator Fiscal Depute, Policy Unit, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service


Joe FitzPatrick MSP, Minister for Public Health, Sport, Beverley Francis, Drug Law and Health Harm Lead, Scottish Government


Wednesday 23 October 2019

Kit Malthouse MP, Minister of State for Crime, Policing and the Fire Service, Dan Greaves, Director, Crime, Policing and Fire Group


Published: 4 November 2019