Preliminary hearing announced
Lord Bracadale, Chair of the Sheku Bayoh Inquiry, has convened a preliminary hearing on Wednesday 09 February 2022.
For the purpose of taking statements for the Inquiry, a number of the legal representatives have advised the Chair they seek undertakings from the Solicitor General and Chief Constable of Police Scotland prior to core participants giving evidence to the Inquiry.
The Chair will hear submissions from counsel to the Inquiry and legal representatives for the core participants. Witnesses will not be present and no evidence will be led.
The hearing will commence at 10am and will be broadcast live on the Inquiry website and YouTube channel.