Law and religion round-up – 18th December

Unsurprisingly, a very quiet week…

Smyth Review: update from independent reviewer

The Church of England has announced that the independent reviewer of the Smyth affair, Keith Makin, has confirmed that the Learning Lessons Review is now reaching its final stages. The review team has analysed previously unpublished documents, including contemporaneous correspondence and notes from the relevant period, and the next stage will be consultation with victims.  This is intended to begin in the week commencing 9 January 2023. Continue reading