The time and cost of abuse inquiries

Today not only saw the Budget announcements and more financial austerity, but also more preliminary hearings of the IICSA and separately concerns raised by Lord Woolf that inquiries such as the IICSA were “sucking up huge amounts of resources”. He also considered there is not a hope of the IICSA completing its work within five years‎. This comes a week after Sir Ian Kennedy raised his concerns about the breadth and scope of the IICSA.

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