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Support for survivors of abuse, 27/10/14 [S]

Education Secretary Michael Russell today confirmed that the Scottish Government would lead the development of a support fund for survivors of abuse while in care.

Mr Russell spoke with survivors of historic abuse in Glasgow along with Minister for Public Health Michael Matheson, Aileen Campbell, the Minister for Children and Young People and Roseanna Cunningham, Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs.

The event was hosted by the Scottish Human Rights Commission and brought together representatives from the Scottish Government, local authorities, religious bodies, care providers and others to finalise an Action Plan to deliver justice for abuse survivors.

For full details see the Scottish Government news release.

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Support for survivors of abuse