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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.  

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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 statement on Carl Beech

26 July 2019

The Inquiry previously confirmed that it was not looking at allegations made by Carl Beech, known as ‘Nick’, that led to Operation Midland.  In light of the sentencing of Mr Beech today for perverting the course of justice and fraud in relation to his claims of child sexual abuse, the Inquiry makes the following further statement.

Survivors of child sexual abuse invited to meet Inquiry in Oxford

17 July 2019

The Truth Project is holding sessions for victims and survivors of child sexual abuse in Oxford this September.  

Inquiry to hold three preliminary hearings in July

9 July 2019

The Inquiry has today announced that it will hold three preliminary hearings this month. 

Inquiry announces publication date for Nottinghamshire Councils report

3 July 2019

The Inquiry will publish the investigation report, Children in the Care of the Nottinghamshire Councils, at midday on Wednesday 31 July 2019.

Inquiry to hold further public hearing in Anglican Church investigation

27 June 2019

The Inquiry is holding two weeks of public hearings in the Anglican Church investigation from 1-12 July.

The hearing will take place from 10.00am to 4.15pm daily at the Inquiry’s hearing centre, 18 Pocock Street, London SE1 0BW.

New research project into BAME communities

25 June 2019

The Inquiry is launching a research project into child sexual abuse in black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities.

The aim of the research is is to gain a stronger understanding of how child sexual abuse affects different communities across England and Wales.

Inquiry publishes report on Archdiocese of Birmingham case study

20 June 2019

The Inquiry has today (June 20) published its report on child sexual abuse within the Archdiocese of Birmingham, part of the Roman Catholic Church investigation.

Religious organisations investigation dates

19 June 2019

The Inquiry has today (19 June) announced that the Child Protection in Religious Organisations and Settings investigation will take place from March 16 2020 for two weeks at our hearing centre in London. 

Government implements key Inquiry recommendation by abolishing ‘same roof’ compensation rule

13 June 2019

The government has abolished the ‘same roof’ compensation rule, as recommended by the Inquiry in its Interim Report in April 2018.

The long-standing rule prevented victims and survivors of child sexual abuse from receiving compensation if the perpetrator was a family member who they were living with at the time of the incident.

Deaf people invited to share experiences of child sexual abuse

4 June 2019

A British Sign Language version of this news story can be watched here.

The Truth Project is launching a new service to enable Deaf people who were sexually abused as children to share their experience.

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