Scotland: Child abuse compensation payouts could total £200m » The Event Chronicle

The cost of providing compensation to child abuse survivors could reach at least £200 million in Scotland, MSPs have been told.

Holyrood’s Justice Committee heard the estimate stemmed from projections based on a compensation system for abuse victims in Jersey.

MSPs were told the scale of the sums which could be involved was “highly significant” as they were urged to look at the potential impact it might have on the work of voluntary organisations today…

Source: Scotland: Child abuse compensation payouts could total £200m » The Event Chronicle

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