Implant campaign to meet Sturgeon

Women affected by the PIP breast implants scandal will take their appeal for a public inquiry to the health secretary next week.

Members of the PIP Implants Scotland campaign group will be joined by two Labour MSPs to meet Nicola Sturgeon on Thursday.

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As many as 4,000 women in Scotland may have been given the implants by private companies, it has been estimated.

Trisha Devine, Scottish campaign spokeswoman, said: “We’ve put together a powerful case for a full, independent public inquiry to be held here in Scotland.”