Some victims may boycott the troubled sex abuse inquiry. What has gone wrong? – The Guardian

Posted September 9th, 2016 in child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual offences, victims by tracey

‘Even the fiercest critic of Dame Lowell Goddard must admit she’s got a point. Earlier this week, Goddard revealed why she resigned last month as chair of the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse. She sent a 10-page critique of the setup of the inquiry to the home affairs select committee, saying it was too big, took in too many institutions (church, councils, schools, Westminster, Medomsley detention centre – to name but a few of its 13 strands), was too complex, went back too far (60 years), would take too long (possibly 10 years), and was underfunded.’

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The Guardian, 8th September 2016