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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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Four Person Panel named in Child Sexual Abuse (Goddard) Inquiry

A new four-person panel has been named by Home Secretary Theresa May, as the inquiry into child sex abuse in England and Wales officially starts work. The panel members are Professor Alexis Jay, Drusilla Sharpling, Ivor Frank and Professor Malcolm Evans. They will serve alongside the New Zealand judge, Lowell Goddard, who is heading the […]

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Survivors Alliance (inc TST) Welcomes Inquiry with Statutory Powers

Press Release 12th March 2015, 10.30am The Survivors Alliance welcomes today’s announcement by the Home Secretary that the National Inquiry into child abuse has been restarted with statutory powers. Spokesperson for the Survivors Alliance, Lucy Duckworth commented: “The new terms of reference and structure give the Inquiry wider powers to compel witnesses to give evidence […]

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Survivor Groups at HO Round-table Discussion with Home Secretary

Tues 25 Nov 2014:  A variety of different survivor and interest groups met with Theresa May MP to discuss the National Inquiry into Institutional Abuse. (Now known as the IICSA.) Attendees included MACSAS, The Survivors Trust, TST Cymru, Survivors UK, NAPAC, One in Four and NWG together with Victim Support, ACAL and Rape Crisis England […]

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Update: Survivor Meeting with the Home Secretary

Thursday 13th November 2014: Individual survivors with a wide range of abuse experiences in different institutional settings met with the Home Secretary. It was at the request of the Home Secretary that the meeting was called. The Survivors Trust and NAPAC worked together to assemble a group of 15 survivors who could bring unique viewpoints […]

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