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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: 

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.

Protecting the privacy of victims and survivors

16 November 2015

The Inquiry has a Restriction Order in place to protect the privacy and confidentiality of victims and survivors of child sexual abuse taking part in the Truth Project process

Truth Project Pilot launches in Liverpool

11 November 2015

The Chair, Hon Lowell Goddard DNZM, announces the start of the Inquiry’s Truth Project Pilot in Liverpool

Truth project pilot

22 October 2015

IICSA has this week contacted the first people invited to take part in the Truth project private sessions.

Resignation of Peter McKelvie from the Victims' and Survivors Consultative Panel (VSCP)

16 October 2015

Important update regarding the Victims' and Survivors Consultative Panel (VSCP)

VSCP Terms of Reference published

1 October 2015

We have published the Terms of Reference for Victims and Survivors Consultative Panel.

Attorney-General grants protection to whistleblowers

9 July 2015

The Attorney-General has confirmed in writing the provision of legal protection for whistleblowers.

The Inquiry officially opens

9 July 2015

Hon. Lowell Goddard opens the Inquiry and outlines its aims, methods and structure.

Victims and Survivors' Consultative Panel Statement

9 July 2015

The Victims and Survivors' Consultative Panel explains their role in the Inquiry.

Inquiry will not comment on Janner case until it closes

6 July 2015

The Independent Inquiry will not release statements on the Janner case until it has concluded.

Chair of the Inquiry issues guidance on destruction of documents

23 June 2015

Letters have been sent to the Cabinet Secretary and other organisations to inform their non-destruction policies

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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