Johnny Gwynne resigns as chair

The chair of Redress Scotland, Johnny Gwynne, has today announced he will step down from his position for personal reasons. Johnny became chair of Redress Scotland in June 2021 following a varied career in law enforcement where his last role was as Deputy Chief Constable in Police Scotland. He was also a director of the […]

Redress Scotland Voices – Meet our CEO, Joanna McCreadie

Meet our CEO Joanna McCreadie is the chief executive of Redress Scotland. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from her career as a social worker and a strategic leader, as well as compassion, respect, and a commitment to working in a trauma-informed way with survivors and their loved ones. We sat down with […]

Redress Scotland Voices – Sandra Campbell

In this instalment of the Redress Scotland Panel Member Voices series, Sandra Campbell speaks about her hope for applicants. Sandra has spent more than forty years working closely with children, young people, and families in Scotland and England – both as a social worker and a senior manager. When she isn’t sitting on a panel […]

Your application to Scotland’s Redress Scheme

If you’re considering applying for redress, this guide helps simplify the process. There are two organisations involved in Scotland’s Redress Scheme – Redress Scotland and the Scottish Government. You can view the process here – Your application to Scotland’s Redress Scheme Applications are made to the Scottish Government. After you submit the application, a case […]

Redress Scotland Voices – Eileen Skinner

In this instalment of the Redress Scotland Panel Member Voices series, we speak to Eileen Skinner about her experience of joining the Redress Scotland panel, her motivations for doing so, and the qualities she brings to the role.  Eileen currently lives in Glasgow. She previously worked as a solicitor (for nearly 30 years), mainly in […]

Redress Scotland Voices – Safina Din

In this instalment of our Redress Scotland Panel Members Voices series, we speak to legal expert Safina Din about how her background motivates her to seek justice for survivors. Safina first joined the Redress Scotland Panel in December 2022. When asked about what inspired her to join the panel, she simply replies: “to help and […]