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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.

VSCP Terms of Reference published

1 October 2015

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

Our website address has changed

18 September 2015

We have updated our website address to:

Procurement process to run for Inquiry helpline

4 August 2015

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse confirms that open procurement process will run for long term helpline provider.

Share your experience

31 July 2015

New online form and guidance for anyone wishing to share their experience.

Costs relating to the Inquiry

13 July 2015

We have today published details relating to the costs of the Inquiry.

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 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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