On 12 February 2019, the Charity Commission issued the following Press Release regarding a new inquiry into the charity behind the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham over safeguarding concerns. The IICSA Public Hearings on Ealing Abbey and St Benedict’s School took place 4th to 8th February; the transcripts and other material are available here.
Charity regulator opens investigation into charity over safeguarding and governance concerns
From: The Charity Commission
The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has opened a statutory inquiry into The Birmingham Diocesan Trust (234216). The inquiry is focused on the charity’s safeguarding governance and the adequacy of its response to recent reviews. The inquiry was opened on 21 December 2018.