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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.

Inquiry Chair announces the start of the Inquiry’s ‘Truth Project’ in the north west of England

19 May 2016

Chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, Hon. Dame Lowell Goddard is today visiting Manchester to launch the Inquiry's 'Truth Project' in the region.

Inquiry announces contract for providing Truth Project support services in the north west

16 May 2016

The Inquiry announces the result of the formal tender process to provide support for the Truth Project in the north west.

Inquiry to hold further preliminary hearings

10 May 2016

Further preliminary hearings for four investigations are scheduled for July

Chair announces five outstanding core participant decisions in the Anglican Church investigation

29 April 2016

The Inquiry has completed the decisions in the five outstanding core participant applications

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

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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