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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.

New responses to Inquiry recommendations published

6 July 2021

The Inquiry has published further updates on institutional responses to its recommendations.

Inquiry announces publication date for Lambeth Council report

25 June 2021

The Inquiry will publish its investigation report, Children in the care of Lambeth Council, at midday on Tuesday 27 July.

Police accuse young sexual abuse survivors of lying, report finds

24 June 2021

Young victims and survivors of child sexual abuse are often accused of lying when trying to report the abuse to police, a report from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has revealed. 

Inquiry Information Line to close for spring Bank Holiday

28 May 2021

The Inquiry Information Line will be closed on Monday 31 May and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 1 June.

The number is 0800 917 1000. Calls are free and do not appear on your phone bill.

Inquiry publishes financial report Q4 2020/21

13 May 2021

The Inquiry has today published its financial report for the fourth quarter of 2020/21.

The report also sets out the Inquiry’s spending on salaries, legal costs, safeguarding and other expenses for this financial year up to 31 March 2021.

Inquiry’s Anglican Church investigation leads to Church reform and new law

11 May 2021

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse’s investigation into the Anglican Church has led to the Church committing to significant reform and a new law to add religious leaders to the definition of ‘positions of trust’.

Child sexual abuse survivors speak of lifelong effects of abuse

4 May 2021

Victims and survivors of child sexual abuse have described the devastating, lifelong impact that sexual abuse can have, and their hopes of raising awareness by sharing their experiences with the Truth Project

Ethnic minority survivors of child sexual abuse don’t trust police says report

29 April 2021

Victims and survivors of child sexual abuse from ethnic minority communities do not trust the police or social care, according to a new report, Engagement with support services from ethnic minority communities, published today (29 April) by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. 

VSCP member Nujoji Calvocoressi returns to studies

27 April 2021

Nujoji Calvocoressi will be stepping down from his role on the Inquiry’s Victims and Survivors Consultative Panel at the end of June in order to return to full time education.

Survivors of child sexual abuse encouraged to share with Truth Project before it concludes

7 April 2021

The Truth Project, part of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, is drawing to a close in October 2021 so all of the accounts shared can be used to inform the findings and recommendations in the Inquiry’s Final Report, due to be published next year. 

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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