Inquiry invites requests to attend closing statements for health and social care impact hearings

The Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry is now accepting requests to attend closing statements for its health and social care impact hearings on 27 and 28 June at Waverley Gate, 2-4 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh.

The Inquiry will publish more information the week commencing 17 June about those core participants providing closing statements.

It has contacted all core participants with leave to appear by email in relation to requests to attend.

Requests to attend must be submitted by email to by 5pm on 24 June 2024 with the following information:

  • name;
  • date(s) requested;
  • core participant group (if applicable); and 
  • role (e.g. group member, legal/lay representative/member of the public).

The Inquiry will respond to requests to attend as soon as possible after the deadline.

A dedicated space for journalists is also available. Media requests to attend should be directed to

The Inquiry is committed to being trauma-informed and person-centred, and its hearings and witnesses team welcomes feedback in relation to attendance at hearings. Please send any queries or feedback you may have in relation to this process to