Lady Smith to chair Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry

The Right Honourable Lady Smith has been appointed to lead Scotland’s independent public inquiry into the abuse of children in care from next month, the Scottish Government has announced.

Lady Smith’s appointment as chair of the inquiry was confirmed by Deputy First Minister John Swinney in a letter to the Scottish Parliament’s Education Committee. 

Read the full Scottish Government news release here.

A biography of Lady Smith can be found here.