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Call for ‘truth and reconciliation’ body to resolve child abuse cases

Leading child welfare advocates have called for a “truth and reconciliation commission” to address historic cases of abuse against children in care.

The issue of historic abuse in residential care settings in Scotland was addressed in a report published last month by the Scottish Government.

Among the recommendations by author Tom Shaw, a former education chief inspector in Northern Ireland, was for the establishment of a support centre for former residents of care homes run by councils, charities and churches.

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