Preliminary hearing announced

Lord Bracadale, Chair of the Sheku Bayoh Inquiry, has convened a preliminary hearing to take place on 18 November 2021.

At the hearing the Inquiry will provide updates on matters such as the gathering and disclosure of evidence, deal with preliminary legal issues and outline when evidential hearings are likely to commence.

Witnesses will not be present and no evidence will be led.

Members of the public will not be able to attend but a live stream of proceedings will be available to watch on the Inquiry YouTube channel. A recording will also be published on the Inquiry website.