Redress Scheme: FOI release
- Children and Families Directorate
- Part of
- Children and families, Public sector
Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
Any communications in any format between the Deputy First Minister and the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry, or any of its employees, regarding Scotland’s Redress Scheme.
I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested via email.
An exemption under section 38 (1) (b) of FOISA applies to some of the information you have requested. This means we have removed some personal details.
You may also be interested in reading the written statement provided by the Deputy First Minister to the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry in November 2020. Within this statement, the Deputy First Minister does comment on financial redress. This statement is available publicly and can be accessed via the following link:
Should you encounter issues accessing this link please visit the homepage of The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry (www.childabuseinquiry.scot) and thereafter click the following file path: Evidence – Witness Statements – John Swinney Witness Statement.
You may also wish to access the transcript of the oral evidence provided by the Deputy First Minister during the SCAI public hearings on 27 November 2020, in which the Deputy First Minister speaks openly about the commitment of Scottish Government to supporting survivors and specifically mentions Scotland’s Redress Scheme (page 34).This transcript is available publicly and can be accessed via the following link:
Should you encounter issues in accessing this link please visit the homepage of The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry (www.childabuseinquiry.scot) and thereafter click the following file path: Hearings – Transcripts – select Scottish Government by ticking the box – Day 208.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.
- File type
- 5 page PDF
- File size
- 557.4 kB
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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