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Opportunity to submit a question to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport

Section: The ALLIANCEType: News Item Date Published: 8th August 2020
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Send in your questions for our ALLIANCE annual conference interview with Jeane Freeman MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport.

In our forthcoming ALLIANCE Live interview, Pennie Taylor, Health Journalist will be interviewing Jeane Freeman MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport who is is currently leading the Scottish Government COVID-19 response.

We’d like to hear what kind of questions ALLIANCE members would find it helpful to get answers to at this time. To propose a question for the Cabinet Secretary, please contact us via event@alliance-scotland.org.uk by Wednesday 19 August.

A recording of this interview will be played at the ALLIANCE Annual Conference on Monday 7 September, to register for this session today (this link will take you away from our website)

Jeane Freeman OBE was appointed Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport in June 2018.

Born and raised in Ayr, she attended the Glasgow College of Technology and studied sociology and politics before establishing Apex Scotland, a criminal justice employment organisation. She was also a member of the Parole Board for Scotland.

Jeane chaired the National Waiting Times Centre Board and was a member of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland.

In 1996, she was awarded an OBE for her services to the rehabilitation of offenders. Jeane was elected as the Scottish Parliament member for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley in 2016. Jeane Freeman OBE was appointed Minister for Social Security in May 2016.

ALLIANCE Live highlights emerging issues, examples of good practice and innovation taking place within health and social care in Scotland.

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