Sheku Bayoh

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 12th November 2019.

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I return to the issue of time, which many others have already raised. It is more than four and a half years since Mr Bayoh’s death

. On any view, that is a very long time for a family to wait for answers.

Setting aside the delays so far and looking to the future, will the cabinet secretary assure the chamber that the inquiry will be set up as quickly as is practicable while—plainly—not cutting corners in terms of the thoroughness of the investigation?