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Hearings Schedule

Future hearings dates

Phase 1 Part C

Hearings will commence on Tuesday 2nd April 2019 with the continuation of Phase 1 evidence.

In this part of Phase 1 the Inquiry will hear evidence from the following experts:

  • Professor Norrie - the legislative framework post 1995 and other material contained in the appendices to his report.
  • Professor Levitt - central goverment inspection systems in place between 1969 - 1992.
  • Professor Kendrick - the development of residential care services for children 1900 - 1995.

This phase of hearings is expected to last until 10th April 2019, further details will be announced on the 29th March 2019. 


Phase 4 Hearings

Phase 4 hearings will begin on 4th June 2019.

This phase relates to investigations into residential child care establishments run by male religious orders. 

The evidence will begin with;

  • A case study into residential establishments run by the Congregation of Christian Brothers with a particular focus on their provision at St Ninian's in Falkland, Fife.

This will be followed in July 2019 with a case study into the Order of Benedictines and their provision at Carlekemp in North Berwick and the Fort Augustus Abbey School.

In September there will be a case study into the Marist Brothers and their provision at St Joseph's College, Dumfries and St Columba's College in Largs.

Futher anouncements relating to dates and witness information will be published at a later date.