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May 2019
The Anglican Church Case Studies: 1. The Diocese of Chichester 2. The response to allegations against Peter Ball Investigation Report

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Investigation Report

May 2019

A report of the Inquiry Panel

Professor Alexis Jay OBE

Professor Sir Malcolm Evans KCMG OBE

Ivor Frank

Drusilla Sharpling CBE

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The following corrections were made to the report on 9 May 2019:

Executive summary: Updated to read 'Over 50 years, 20 individuals with connections to Chichester Diocese have been convicted or pleaded guilty to sexual offending against children.'

Page 206: Recommendation 4 was updated to make it clear that it refers to individuals engaged in regulated activity.

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