Details on the Redress Scheme Scheme, along with updates on its progress can be found on the Church of England Redress Scheme page. At the time of writing, the scheme is being developed over the course of 2022 with the aim of introducing it in 2023. < Yes, we know they won’t hit this.
We will try to update this page as frequently as possible to provide up-to-date information on the scheme timings, eligibility and Terms of Reference as soon as they become available.
**July 2022 Update**
In July 2022 the Lead Bishop told the General Synod that the scheme may be ready to launch in 2024 or 2025, with the project team “looking into whether it is possible to launch a pilot phase by the end of 2023”.
**June 20th 2023 Update**
On 20th June 2023, the Church of England released further details of the redress scheme for victims and survivors of abuse.
The article links below are listed in chronological order, to follow the timeline from the first (top) to last (bottom).
Church of England says abuse compensation scheme ‘broadest yet’
June 2023, BBC News
Church of England to set up £150m fund for victims of church-related abuse
June 2023, Independent
Church’s redress scheme for survivors ‘to start next year’ with £150m from Commissioners
June 2023, Church Times