MSPs pledge to fight MS during MS Awareness Week


Scottish Conservative MSP Murdo Fraser has pledged his support to the campaign to fight Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

The politician, who represents the Mid Scotland and Fife region, discussed issues today (Thursday) with members of the MS Society Scotland, who were in the Scottish Parliament to raise awareness of the important role research plays in the lives of people affected by MS.

Commenting, Mr Fraser said: “I’m pleased to pledge my support to the campaign to fight MS. The MS Society Scotland have said that MS affects more than 11,000 people in Scotland and can cause problems with how we walk, move, see, think and feel.

“It’s good to hear that the MS Society is providing research into more treatments.”

Morna Simpkins, Director of MS Society Scotland, added: “This MS Awareness Week we are highlighting the importance of MS research.

“For more than 11,000 people in Scotland, living with MS is a daily reality. This is why the MS Society is driving cutting-edge research into more – and better - treatments to ultimately stop MS.”

MS Awareness Week started on April 22 and runs until April 28.

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