Timescales at Redress Scotland

Redress Scotland is now receiving more completed applications from the Scottish Government every month. This means that it is taking longer before completed applications are allocated to a panel so they can make decisions. Find out more about how decisions are made in panels. Find out more about priority categories and our targets for making […]

Decision Making at Redress Scotland

What happens once I have completed my application?   After you have agreed your application is complete, it is sent to Redress Scotland by your Scottish Government caseworker. Your application will be shared with panel members who will read it carefully before the panel day.  Some applications are given a ‘priority’ because of the health or […]

Application Priorities Update

Priority for applications: Update from Kirsty Darwent, Chair of Redress Scotland, April 2024 As the Chair of Redress Scotland, my responsibilities include making decisions about priorities for applications and setting targets for making decisions. I have recently completed some work on these areas with support from the senior management team and the Oversight Board. This […]

You Said, We Did

We recognise how important it is for us to engage with you and listen to experiences of applying to Scotland’s Redress Scheme. We want to be open and transparent about how your feedback helps to improve the work that we deliver across Redress Scotland. During 2023/24 we undertook our first engagement sessions with survivors, organisations […]

Redress Scotland Voices – Meet our Chair, Dr Kirsty Darwent

Meet Our Chair Hello Kirsty. First of all, can you introduce yourself and tell us how you came to take up the role of chair at Redress Scotland? I have been following the creation and development of Redress Scotland since the early days of the redress scheme. It was clear to me from the start […]

Redress Scotland publishes 2022-23 annual report and accounts

Kirsty Darwent – Chair of Redress Scotland. Kirsty Darwent – Chair of Redress Scotland As the chair of Redress Scotland, I am pleased to share our Annual Report and accounts for 2022-23. Redress Scotland was created for survivors, and we place great importance on ensuring that we get it right for them. We are acutely […]