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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 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 publishes financial report for 2018/19

29 May 2019

We have today published our financial report for 2018/19 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.

Inquiry publishes report into the Diocese of Chichester and Peter Ball

9 May 2019

The Inquiry has today (9 May) published its report, ‘Anglican Church Case Studies: the Diocese of Chichester and the response to allegations against Peter Ball’.

Inquiry announces new investigation into child protection in religious organisations and settings

2 May 2019

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has announced a new investigation into child protection in religious organisations and settings.

An update note in this investigation has been published.

The investigation will be thematic and will review the current child protection policies, practices and procedures in religious institutions in England and Wales.

Inquiry to hold public hearing in Internet investigation

1 May 2019

The Inquiry is holding a public hearing in the Internet investigation from 13-24 May.

The hearing will take place from 10:30am to 4.15pm at the Inquiry’s hearing centre, 18 Pocock Street, London. Thursday 23 May will be a non-sitting day.

Over 3,000 participants for Truth Project

25 April 2019

More than 3,000 people have now shared their experience of child sexual abuse with the Inquiry’s Truth Project.

The Truth Project provides a confidential and supportive setting for victims and survivors of child sexual abuse to be heard.

Inquiry announces publication date for report into the Diocese of Chichester and the Peter Ball case studies

25 April 2019

The Inquiry will publish the investigation report, Anglican Church Case Studies: the Diocese of Chichester and the response to allegations against Peter Ball at midday on Thursday 9 May 2019.

Inquiry to hold further seminar on mandatory reporting

18 April 2019

The Inquiry is set to hold a further seminar on mandatory reporting on April 29 and 30.

The seminar will consider the arguments for and against making the reporting of child sexual abuse a legal requirement in England and Wales.

It will be held at the Inquiry’s hearing centre at 18 Pocock Street, Southwark, London.

Inquiry updates preliminary hearing date

15 April 2019

The Inquiry has today announced that the preliminary hearing into institutional responses to allegations of child sexual abuse involving the late Lord Janner of Braunstone QC will not now take place on 23 May, but will now be held on 24 September.

Inquiry publishes summary of victims and survivors’ views on mandatory reporting

3 April 2019

The Inquiry has today (April 3) published a summary of victims and survivors’ views on mandatory reporting.

Inquiry publishes key information for mandatory reporting seminar in April

20 March 2019

The Inquiry has published key information and advice for the further seminar on mandatory reporting, taking place on April 29-30.

The seminar will consider arguments for and against the introduction of legislation which would make reporting child sexual abuse a legal requirement in England and Wales.

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