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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.

Inquiry Information Line opening times

22 May 2020

Please note that the Inquiry Information Line will be closed from 5pm on Friday 22 May and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 26 May.

Video link Truth Project sessions for Deaf people

14 May 2020

Survivors of child sexual abuse who are Deaf will now be able to share their experiences with the Truth Project, part of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, via videolink. So far, almost 5,000 people have shared their accounts. 

Inquiry Information Line opening times

7 May 2020

Please note that the Inquiry Information Line will be closed on Friday 8 May and will reopen at 9am on Monday 11 May.  

If you need help or support, please visit this page on our website where you will find more information.

Inquiry to hold UK’s first virtual public hearing

7 May 2020

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse will be the UK’s first public inquiry to hear evidence in a virtual public hearing from 11-22 May, examining child protection in religious organisations and settings.

 Inquiry publishes financial report for 2019/20

6 May 2020

We have today published our financial report for 2019/20 which details the Inquiry’s spending for salaries, legal costs, and safeguarding.

Details about the remuneration package including salary for Inquiry Chair Alexis Jay and the other Panel members are included in the report

New research explores motives and behaviour of perpetrators of child sexual exploitation

5 May 2020

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has published new research into the motives and behaviours of perpetrators of child sexual exploitation who were convicted alongside other perpetrators. 

‘I am still alive ... I am a survivor ... this is why I am speaking to you’ Child sexual abuse survivors hope to help others by sharing experiences

28 April 2020

Victims and survivors of child sexual abuse have said they hope to help others by sharing their experience. 

New Truth Project research finds children sexually abused in custodial institutions faced extreme violence and sadism

23 April 2020

The Inquiry has published new research into child sexual abuse in custodial institutions, which finds children faced exceptionally sadistic treatment. Often, they were left completely isolated and had no way to escape the sexual abuse and violence.

Inquiry Information Line opening times over Easter

9 April 2020

The Inquiry Information Line will be closed from 10-13 April due to the Easter Bank Holiday.

Inquiry launches new recommendations section

7 April 2020

The Inquiry has launched a new dedicated section on its website to provide updates on institutional responses to its recommendations.

The Truth Project

Our Truth Project offers the opportunity for Victims and Survivors to share their experience and be respectfully heard and acknowledged.

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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