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Health Committee takes evidence on Victims and Witnesses Bill, 16/04/13 [S]

During its meeting of 16 April 2013 the Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee took evidence on the Victims and Witnesses Bill at Stage 1. The session looked at the national confidential forum.

The Committee heard from Tam Baillie, Scotlandís Commissioner for Children and Young People; Professor Alan Miller, Scottish Human Rights Commission; Duncan Wilson, Scottish Human Rights Commission; Kathleen Marshall, Time to be Heard; Jennifer Davidson, Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland; Moyra Hawthorn, Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland; Dr Donald Lyons, Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland; and Lucy Finn, Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.

They also took evidence from Lorna Patterson, In Care Survivors Service Scotland; Joan Johnson, Health in Mind; Alan McCloskey, Victim Support Scotland; Linda Watters, SurvivorScotland; and Louise Carlin, Scottish Government.

For full details see the Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee Official Report 16 April 2013 which is available from the Scottish Parliament website.

Further Information

Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee Official Report 16 April 2013