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Newsletter Spring /Summer 2017

The Inquiry has published its Spring/Summer 2017 newsletter


Appointment of new Chair

The Rt Hon Lady Smith has today been appointed by Scottish Ministers as Chair of the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry.


Resumption of Phase 1 Inquiry hearings and commencement of Phase 2 hearings

This notice provides information about the continuation of Phase 1 of the Inquiry’s hearings and about the commencement of Phase 2 of the Inquiry’s hearings. There is also information about applying for “leave to appear” for the first case study in the Phase 2 hearings.


Clarification on "Leave To Appear"

It has come to our attention that there may be some misunderstanding about when an application for “leave to appear” is required.


Communications Campaign

A widespread campaign to raise awareness of the Inquiry’s work and to encourage witnesses to come forward has been rolled out across the UK.


Phase 2 hearings - The Sisters of Nazareth

This announcement provides information about Phase 2 of the Inquiry’s public hearings.


Continuation of Phase 1 Hearings

On Tuesday 31 October the Inquiry will resume hearing evidence relating to Phase 1 of its investigations. This part of Phase 1 is expected to run until Friday 3 November.


Communications Campaign - Ferries

A THREE month awareness campaign encouraging people to engage with the Inquiry is underway on CalMac Ferries servicing the west coast of Scotland and the Western Isles.


Phase 2 Investigations

Hearings begin Tuesday 28 November 2017.

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