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Health and Sport COmmittee takes evidence on victims and witnesses, 26/03/13 [S]

During its meeting of 26 March 2013 the Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee took evidence on the Victim and Witnesses (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1.

The Committee is considering the part of the Bill which offers adults placed in institutional care as children acknowledgement of their experience, including abuse and neglect, through the creation of the National Confidential Forum (NCF).

The Committee heard from David Whelan, spokesperson for Former Boys and Girls Abused in Quarriers homes; Jim Kane, committee member, In Care Abuse Survivors; and Helen Holland and Chris Daly, the petitioners who lodged PE1351, on time for all to be heard.

For full details see the Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee Official Report 26 March 2013 which is available from the Scottish Parliament website.

Further Information

Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee Official Report 26 March 2013