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FOI Request: Rape & Sexual Assaults in British Schools

6 Sept 2015: Back-to-School: FOI Request reveals 5,500 sexual assaults including 635 rapes in UK schools in 3 years. As reported by Claire Savage BBC 5Live

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TST in Guardian: Rape & CSA Charity Funding Crisis placing Survivors at risk

9 July 2015: Child sexual abuse charities face closure due to funding ‘stitch up’ Fay Maxted OBE quoted as stating: “The Home Office has increased funding, and the Norfolk PCC funding should have helped out the specialist agencies providing these services but it didn’t,” said Fay Maxted OBE, chief executive of the Survivors Trust, a […]

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TST appointment to IICSA “Victims & Survivors Consultative Panel”

9 July 2015: OPENING STATEMENT Key Announcements Reproduced from: https://www.iicsa.org.uk/sites/default/files/opening-statement-key-announcements.pdf “On 12 March 2015, the Home Secretary established a statutory inquiry into the extent to which institutions in England and Wales have discharged their duty of care to protect children against sexual abuse. Hon. Lowell Goddard DNZM took up her position as Chair of the Independent […]

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OBE for TST’s Fay Maxted in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Fri 12 June 2015: Ms Fay Maxted. Chief executive Officer The Survivors’ Trust. For services to Victims of Rape and Sexual Violence. (Rugby, Warwickshire) Needless to say ALL at The Survivors Trust are delighted! The London Gazette The Guardian  

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Home Secretary Names Justice Lowell Goddard as Chair CSA Inquiry

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-311308054 Feb 2015: Theresa May MP, the Home Secretary announced in the House of Commons that she had appointed Justice Lowell Goddard  DNZM QC to chair the CSA Inquiry. Home Office Announcement BBC: New Zealand judge Lowell Goddard to lead abuse inquiry Guardian: Lowell Goddard profile: judge ‘has key qualities’ to lead child abuse inquiry Independent: Pioneering New Zealander […]

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