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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 announces decisions in core participant applications.

22 April 2016

Following the first tranche of preliminary hearings into four investigations, Lord Greville Janner, The Anglican Church, Rochdale and Lambeth Councils, the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has announced who will be granted core participant status.

Statement from the Chair of the Inquiry April 2016

3 April 2016

Statement from Hon. Dame Lowell Goddard in response to recent media reporting inaccuracies in how the Inquiry conducts its work.

Recruitment of a ​Senior ​Assistant Psychologist

23 March 2016

We are recruiting a Senior Assistant Psychologist. The role will involve work in two of the three main work areas of the Inquiry; the Truth Project and the Investigations, and in the provision of support and training for Inquiry staff. The closing date is midnight on Monday 28 March.

Inquiry consults Welsh victim and survivor groups

22 March 2016

The Chair of the Inquiry visits North Wales to ensure the Truth Project reflects the needs of Welsh victims and survivors.

Preliminary hearings for the Anglican Church and Rochdale

16 March 2016

Preliminary hearings for the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse are underway. On Wednesday 16 March, the Inquiry held a full day of preliminary hearings for two investigations.

Inquiry holds first preliminary hearing on Lord Greville Janner

9 March 2016

Full transcript of the Lord Greville Janner preliminary hearing

Inquiry Chair meets Welsh Victim and Survivor Groups

24 February 2016

Paving the way for the Inquiry’s Wales office, Welsh victim and survivor groups meet with Inquiry Chair.

Preliminary Hearing dates announced for three further investigations

22 February 2016

Court 73 in the Royal Courts of Justice will be the venue for all the Preliminary Hearings into Lord Greville Janner, the Anglican Church, Rochdale and Lambeth councils.

Inquiry opens tender for support services in Wales, and English Regions

19 February 2016

We have opened up tender bids for support services for Wales and the North East, South East and London, South West, and Midlands Regions.

Statement following Metropolitan Police review announcement

11 February 2016

Statement from Hon. Dame Lowell Goddard DNZM in response to Metropolitan Police announcement of review of non-recent sexual allegations

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