On Monday and Tuesday this week the Justice Committee met in the Borders where we met with representatives and held a Business Planning Day for the year ahead. The visit provided a welcome opportunity to listen to the views of local police, as well as others working in the justice system.
Yesterday Margaret, along with other members of the Justice Committee, met with Judge Victoria Pratt, former Chief Judge of Newark Municipal Court, Newark, New Jersey and Judge Ginger Learner-Wren, County Court Judge, Broward County, Florida.
As the below article highlights, this morning I and the rest of the Justice Committee are hearing from a range of organisations about what needs to be done to tackle the serious issue of elder abuse in Scotland.
Central Scotland MSP, Margaret Mitchell, recently met with Occupational Therapists at Burnbank Medical Centre who are participating in a pilot scheme which aims promote earlier intervention and preventative care.
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