What you need to know

Information about the Hearings and the Hearings venue.

Hearings calendar

Public hearings in relation to Phase 8 investigations: “The abuse of children in residential accommodation for young offenders and children, and young persons in need of care and protection” started on Tuesday 19 September 2023 and are ongoing.

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Hearings familiarisation

Hearings venue

2nd Floor,
Mint House,
20 West Register Street,

Get directions

Hearings take place at the Inquiry’s hearing venue at Mint House, 20 West Register St, Edinburgh and usually involve a combination of evidence from witnesses in person and remote evidence by video-link. Witness schedules will be published on the Inquiry website at the end of the week before the hearing is due to take place.

Members of the public can attend hearings.