Cross Party Working Group on New Psychoactive Substances

A report summarising the work of the New Psychoactive Substances (NPS)Cross Party Working Group and recommendations for further action.


The Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs, Paul Wheelhouse, MSP, would like to thank members from each of the political parties for their time, commitment, and continued support in this challenging area and for their helpful contributions to how further work could be taken forward.

The Cross Party Working Group would like to thank the individuals and organisations who presented evidence, information, practical insight, and shared the experience gained from working in the New Psychoactive Substances field. This helped facilitate constructive discussion, conclusions to be developed, and supported the production of this report.


Email: Vicky Carmichael

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