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Official meeting with Alcohol and Drug Partnerships (ADP’s): FOI release

Published: 12 Oct 2021

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
12 Oct 2021
Official meeting with Alcohol and Drug Partnerships (ADP’s): FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100233118
Date received: 24 Aug 2021
Date responded: 22 Sep 2021
Information requested

A note of any meetings (the time and the participants) between the First Minister and any Alcohol and Drug Partnerships (ADPs) from 21st May 2021 to 23rd August 2021 and a note of any meetings (the time and the participants) between Angela Constance, Minister for Drugs Policy, and any Alcohol and Drug Partnerships (ADPs) from 21st May 2021 to 23rd August 2021.

Response

The information you have requested is available from Ministerial engagements, travel and gifts - gov.scot (www.gov.scot). Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. However due to COVID-19 routine publishing has been slower than normal.

To answer your question, between the period of 21st May 2021 to 23rd August 2021, the First Minister has not met with any Alcohol and Drug Partnerships (ADPs).

Between the period of 21st May 2021 to 23rd August 2021, Angela Constance, Minister for Drugs Policy has met with the following representatives from Alcohol and Drug Partnerships (ADPs);

Date

ADP

Representatives

Topics covered

July 2021

Forth Valley ADPs

Cathie Cowan, CEO of NHS Forth Valley

Drug deaths, Implementation of Medication Assisted Treatment Standards implementation, Buvidal and workforce culture.

23 August 2021

South Ayrshire ADPs

Faye Murfet, ADP Coordinator Scott Hunter, ADP Chair

Drug deaths, Medication Assisted Treatment Standards, Residential Rehabilitation and joint working between ADPs and HSCP.

As part of a joint meeting with stakeholders to discuss residential rehabilitation, the Minister for Drugs Policy met with Carol Chamberlin, South Lanarkshire ADP on 23 June 2021.


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