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Case Study no 9: Volume 2

The provision of residential care in boarding schools for children at Morrison’s Academy, Crieff, between 1945 and 2007
Evidential Hearings: 24 March 2021 to 12 May 2021

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Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry publishes eleventh of its case study findings

Lady Smith, Chair of the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry, has today (Tuesday 5 March 2024) published her findings relating to the provision of residential care for children at Morrison’s Academy, Crieff, between 1945 and 2007.

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Inquiry announces Phase 9 of investigations

This announcement provides further information about a future Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry (SCAI) case study.

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Autumn/Winter 2023 Newsletter

The Inquiry has published its Autumn/Winter 2023 newsletter.


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