Inquiry to hold preliminary hearings into four investigations

08 January 2020 – IICSA

Preliminary hearings in relation to four investigations are to be held on 14 & 15.01.2020 at the Inquiry hearing centre – 18 Pocock Street, London, SE1 0BW.

They are as follows:

• Tuesday 14 January AM – Child Protection in religious organisations and settings
• Tuesday 14 January PM – Child Sexual Abuse in Residential Schools
• Wednesday 15 January AM – Children in the care of Lambeth Council
• Wednesday 15 January PM – Child Sexual Exploitation in Organised Networks

All morning hearings will begin at 10.30 am with afternoon ones scheduled to commence at 2 pm.

Preliminary hearings will not be broadcast, but they are open to the press and public. Seats will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Media wishing to attend are asked to notify the press office by calling 0203 789 2114 or emailing

For information on attending a preliminary hearing, please read this document or for more information on preliminary hearings, please read the information note on each of the Investigation pages on our website.


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