In Labourlist on 7th November, an excitable writer translates 1.2 billion as ‘billions.’
This is not new:
On Thursday 23rd January 2020, in Holyrood, James Kelly (Glasgow) (Scottish Labour) asked the Scottish Government what its response is to recently reported alcohol-related brain damage statistics, which suggest that the number of people with this condition is at a 10-year high.
Last year, 2018-19 shows a drop in the number of patients with ARBD, a decline of 3% from the previous year
The actual data: