Publish date: 27 Oct 2023

The abuse of children in residential accommodation for young offenders and children, and young persons in need of care and protection.

Lady Smith Chair of the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry

Lady Smith explains more about the approach to the case study – which will be a substantial one, with hearings expected to continue through 2024.

Hearings relating to establishments run by the Scottish Prison Service start on 31 October 2023, and these will run from then until the end of the year.