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The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse is committed to releasing as much information about its work as possible, subject to legal or operational issues.  

Journalists can contact us via our press office: Telephone: 0203 789 2114 (Emergency out of hours: 07584 277 119) or email: pressoffice@iicsa.org.uk 

Significant updates and new information about the Inquiry are also posted on the Inquiry Twitter account @InquiryCSA

This page will hold copies of all update notes, overview notes, legal documents and press notices issued by the Inquiry team.

Truth Project concludes after six years

1 November 2021

The Truth Project, part of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, has now come to a close. More than 6,000 victims and survivors of child sexual abuse have come forward to share their accounts.

Update on publication of the Child Sexual Exploitation by Organised Networks investigation report

29 October 2021

The public hearing for the Child Sexual Exploitation by Organised Networks investigation concluded in October 2020. On closing the hearing, the Chair said that the Inquiry hoped to publish the investigation report in late summer/autumn 2021.  

Report production is entering its final stages, but publication is now planned for early in the New Year.  Further details will be available on our website in the next few weeks.

Victims and survivors call for more open conversation on child sexual abuse

28 October 2021

Victims and survivors have described their hopes for a more open conversation on child sexual abuse within society, and a culture where they are not afraid to talk about their experiences.

Inquiry publishes new responses to recommendations

27 October 2021

Today, the Inquiry has published further updates on responses to its recommendations.

Report finds multiple failings in responses to child sexual abuse claims against Lord Janner QC

19 October 2021

There were a series of failings during police investigations involving the late Lord Janner with officers appearing reluctant to investigate child sexual abuse claims against him, a report by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has found.

Over six thousand victims and survivors share their experience with the Truth Project

28 September 2021

Over six thousand victims and survivors of child sexual abuse have now shared their experience with the Truth Project, part of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. All have made a vital contribution to the Inquiry’s work to help better protect children now and in the future.

Inquiry announces publication date for report into institutional responses to allegations of child sexual abuse involving the late Lord Janner of Braunstone QC

24 September 2021

The Inquiry will publish its 17th investigation report, Institutional responses to allegations of child sexual abuse involving the late Lord Janner of Braunstone QC, at midday on Tuesday 19 October.

Inquiry report finds child sexual abuse in most major UK religions

2 September 2021

Child sexual abuse has been found in most major UK religions, according to a new report by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse; with some found to have no child protection policies in place at all.

1,700 victims and survivors share experience with the Truth Project in writing

24 August 2021

The Inquiry is encouraging victims and survivors of child sexual abuse to share their experience with the Truth Project in writing before it closes in October 2021. More than 1,700 survivors have now shared their experience with the Truth Project by writing to us.

Inquiry publishes financial report Q1 2021/22

23 August 2021

The Inquiry has today published its financial report for the first quarter of 2021/22.

The report also sets out the Inquiry’s spending on salaries, legal costs, safeguarding and other expenses for this financial year up to 30 June 2021.

The Media Centre

The media centre provides useful documents for covering our public hearings and investigation reports. Timetables, press releases, summaries and a range of images and logos are also available. This page is updated regularly.

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