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Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Bill

On 13 August 2020, the Scottish Government introduced the Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Bill to the Scottish Parliament. It has been published this morning here:

The Bill aims to establish a financial redress scheme for survivors of historical child abuse in relevant care settings in Scotland, and, in some circumstances, where the survivor has died, their next of kin.  The purpose of the redress scheme is to acknowledge and provide tangible recognition of the harm suffered as a result of that abuse.  The redress scheme will also offer survivors access to some non-financial elements of redress such as acknowledgement, apology and therapeutic support. 

The Bill builds on previous work with survivors of historical child abuse in care and follows the pre-legislative consultation launched last year. The Bill is the draft legislation and it will now be discussed and examined by members of the Scottish Parliament.

Mental Health Awareness Week

Read to find out about what is happening for Mental Health Awareness Week 18th - 24th May 2020.

Blide Blether June 30th

Hello and welcome to the Blide Blether! In this Newsletter: Welcome back to Nick and the Cycle LEJOG Team Orkney, the ‘grasses’ project, and what’s on this week

What's On March 2020

The What's On of our activities for March along with other useful information


Blide Blether March 2nd 2020

In this weeks edition: Binscarth by Kate, Sandside Seaside by Martin, Garden shrubs for sale, Marilyn Monroe and The Haven Café Weekly Menu.

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