Investigating the abuse of children in care in Scotland
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.
During Phase 2 the Inquiry will examine evidence it has ingathered, researched and analysed relating to residential child care establishments run by Catholic Orders. This phase will start with a case study about residential child care establishments run by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul. Hearings will begin on 28 November 2017. They are expected to run until Wednesday 20 December and continue on 9 January 2018. The case study will end no later than 26 January.