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Minister visits MortonHall

Today Scottish Justice Minister Kenny MacAskill meets campaigners to discuss the baby ashes scandal at MortonHall Crematorium. An investigation was launched into why the cremated remains of infants were buried in an Edinburgh mass grave.

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'Discussions over a permanent memorial will continue'

The City of Edinburgh Council has said it is looking into a memorial as a 'mark of respect' for bereaved parents.

The independent audit of crematorium records will continue so we can get comprehensive information from which we will try to deal with the questions and concerns of families.

We have been keeping Sands updated as the investigation has progressed and will carry on working closely with them over the coming months.

Discussions over a permanent memorial will continue.

– City of Edinburgh Council

Anyone affected can call the City of Edinburgh Council support line: 0131 200 2383 or fill in the council's contact form.

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