Law and religion round-up – 23rd October

So it’s goodbye, Liz Truss – whose premiership (as someone pointed out on Twitter) spanned two reigns…

IICSA final report

The big news in what was otherwise a fairly quiet week (in law and religion terms, that is) was that IICSA published The Report of the Independent Inquiry Into Child Sexual Abuse – October 2022. As well as the full report, there is a Rapid Read version and an Executive Summary.

The Government announced that it will respond in full within six months, “when proper consideration has been given to all of the recommendations”, but the new Home Secretary, Grant Shapps, announced a further £4.5 million for organisations supporting victims and survivors of child sexual abuse at a national level. Continue reading