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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.
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.