PE1351

 

PE1351

Petition by Chris Daly and Helen Holland calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to establish for all victims of institutional child abuse, a Time for All to be Heard forum incorporating a compensation scheme.

Number of signatures: 26
Date lodged: 30 August 2010

Summary—

5 October 2010: The Committee took evidence from Chris Daly and Helen Holland and agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to points raised in the petition and during the discussion. Link to Official Report 5 October 2010

23 November 2010: The Committee agreed to invite the Minister for Public Health and Sport, the Minister for Children and Early Years and the Minister for Community Safety to give oral evidence. Link to Official Report 23 November 2010

7 December 2010: The Committee agreed to defer consideration of petition PE1351 to a future meeting. Link to Official Report 7 December 2010

21 December 2010: The Committee took evidence from Shona Robison MSP, Minister for Public Health and Sport; Adam Ingram MSP, Minister for Children and Early Years; Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Community Safety; Jean Maclellan and Paul Allen, Scottish Government, and stated its intention, once the report of the Forum has been published in 2011, to invite Tom Shaw, Chair of Time To Be Heard Forum and a number of Commissioners, and Scottish Government Ministers, to give oral evidence at a future meeting. Link to Official Report 21 December 2010

1 March 2011: The Committee heard evidence from Tom Shaw, Chair, and Anne Carpenter, Commissioner, Time to be Heard and agreed to invite, in its legacy paper, the Session 4 Public Petitions Committee to give further consideration to the petition. Link to Official Report 1 March 2011

28 June 2011: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking an update. Link to Official Report 28 June 2011

4 October 2011: The Committee agreed to invite the Scottish Government and the Scottish Human Rights Commission to give evidence at a future meeting. Link to Official Report 4 October 2011 (472KB pdf)

29 November 2011: The Committee took evidence from Duncan Wilson, Head of Legal and Strategy, Scottish Human Rights Commission, Michael Matheson MSP, Minister for Public Health and Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs. Link to Official Report 29 November 2011

13 December 2011: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and Tom Shaw, Chair, Time to be Heard pilot forum. Link to Official Report 13 December 2011 (470KB pdf)

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