link to zoom council meeting tomorrow is on the above page.
7pm. The Support Payment Scheme is listed as ‘other matters’ At this meeting the proposed scheme will be presented to the council.
The Scheme is for survivors who ‘suffered emotional. physical and sexual abuse whist resident in the council’s children’s homes from 1966-1995. The proposal will enable survivors to receive a financial support payment without having to bring a civil compensation claim. It has been designed to enable eligible applicants to receive a payment more quickly than having to go through the trauma of the lengthy civil compensation claims process’