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Investigation into institutional responses to allegations of Child Sexual Abuse involving the late Lord Janner of Braunstone Q.C.

An inquiry into the institutional responses to allegations of child sexual abuse involving the late Lord Janner of Braunstone QC.

Among the institutions that may be considered in the course of this investigation are the police, the Crown Prosecution Service, Leicestershire County Council, the Labour Party, Parliament, government departments and the security and intelligence services. The investigation will consider whether any attempts were made to exert improper influence in order to hinder or prevent an institution from effectively investigating or otherwise responding to the allegations.

Next Steps:

A preliminary hearing in this investigation will be held at 10.30am on 20 February 2020.

Previous preliminary hearings were held on 24 September 2019 and 26 July 2016. The transcripts from both can be found on the hearings section of this page.

To keep up to date with our progress, hearings and applications, please check this page and news regularly.

The Inquiry is encouraging all victims and survivors of child sexual abuse to share their experience.

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