Inquiry publishes list of closing statements for its health and social care impact hearings

The Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry has published the list of closing statements to be delivered on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 June, marking the end of its health and social care impact hearings.


Thursday 27 June

  • Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry, Lord Brailsford, Chair
  • Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry, Stuart Gale KC, Senior Counsel
  • Scottish Ministers, Geoffrey Mitchell KC
  • The Care Inspectorate, Emma Toner, Advocate
  • Scottish Care, Kirstyn Burke, Solicitor
  • College of Paramedics, Laura Donald, Solicitor Advocate
  • Royal College of Nursing, Lesley Shand KC
  • Scottish Healthcare Workers Coalition, Andrew Webster KC
  • Scottish Women’s Rights Organisations, Clara Smeaton, Advocate


Friday 28 June 

  • Scottish Covid Bereaved, Aamer Anwar, Solicitor
  • Central Scotland Care Homes, Alastair Gray, Solicitor Advocate
  • Care Home Relatives Scotland, Simon Crabb, Advocate
  • Bereaved Relatives Group (Skye), Shelagh McCall KC
  • PAMIS, Simon Crabb, Advocate
  • Long Covid Kids Scotland, Andrew Webster KC
  • Scottish Hazards, Jillian Merchant, Solicitor Advocate
  • STUC, Jillian Merchant, Solicitor Advocate
  • CrossReach, David Di Paola, Solicitor 
  • Refugees for Justice, Jon Kiddie, Advocate


Detailed timetables and broadcasts for Thursday 27 and Friday 28 June are available on the Hearings pages.

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