What is the Inquiry?
The Inquiry will report the outcome of its investigations to Scottish Ministers and make recommendations including as to any changes to practices, policies and/or the law that it considers are required for the protection of children in the future.
Some statistics include
Announced investigations to date
Days of hearings to date
Case studies completed to date
Autumn/Winter 2023 Newsletter
The Inquiry has published its Autumn/Winter 2023 newsletter.
Lady Smith discusses Phase 8 of the Inquiry
The abuse of children in residential accommodation for young offenders and children, and young persons in need of care and protection.
Publication of Case Study no. 8 Volume 2: Child migration schemes
Today, Thursday 28 September, Lady Smith has published the second volume of her findings concerning the practice of children being migrated from Scotland.