The Cross Party Group on Health Inequalities will meet in the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 3rd May 2018 at 1pm. This meeting will be chaired by Donald Cameron MSP.
The main topic for discussion will be fuel poverty and health inequalities, hearing from:
- Lisa Glass, Senior Campaigns and Policy Officer, Shelter Scotland: Health inequalities, fuel poverty, and cold homes: what’s the link and what can we do about it?
- Liz Marquis, Director, Energy Agency : Evidence on the links between domestic energy efficiency and health and wellbeing
- Teresa Bray, Chief Executive, Changeworks: Delivering practical partnerships between the health service and improving the energy efficiency of homes
At this meeting we will also consider applications from a number of organisations that have advised us they wish to join the CPG.
NB Non-MSP members should arrive in the Parliament by 12.40 pm at the latest, to allow time to be escorted to the room. Tea/coffee and shortbread will be available for each meeting.
Please register to attend the meeting by emailing Lauren Blair
The Fuel Poverty infographic on this page is taken from the Scottish House Condition Survey 2016 where you can read more about fuel poverty statistics in Scotland.