Today (20 October 2022) sees the publication of the final report of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA). The report covers 15 different investigation strands including the Anglican Church in England and Wales, and Child Protection in religious institutions and settings. During these public hearings the Inquiry heard evidence from 725 witnesses including 94 who gave evidence as victims and survivors.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said: “We are already learning and acting on the Inquiry’s previous findings and recommendations. Now we will examine and respond to today’s wider recommendations published.”