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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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This page will hold copies of all update notes, overview notes, legal documents and press notices issued by the Inquiry team.

Inquiry Research Project seeking bids to carry out research work

4 January 2016

The Inquiry is seeking bids from research bodies or institutions to carry out a literature review

Inquiry to invite applications for core participants in January 2016

18 December 2015

We will be accepting applications from individuals or institutions who wish to consider being core participants for some of our investigations in January 2016.

Feedback and complaints policy published

18 December 2015

We have today published the Feedback and Complaints Policy and the Protocol relating to costs for legal representation at public expense

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse announces first investigations

27 November 2015

The Chair, Hon. Lowell Goddard DNZM, announces the first phase of investigations into whether institutions have failed to protect children from sexual abuse

Date of Inquiry update statement announced

19 November 2015

The date of an update statement from the Chair is announced.

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

Share your experience online form - further update

29 October 2015

Further update on actions taken to address the problem with ‘share your experience’ which affected web forms between 14 September and 2 October

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)

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