Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse Hears Evidence from Somerset's Downside School Today - Live Updates

By Claire Herbaux
Somerset Live
December 6, 2017

An inquiry is looking into paedophilia at a Somerset school and evidence will be heard today.

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) is examining the prevalence of paedophilia in the English Benedictine Congregation and failures in protecting young people.

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This will focus on offenders that targeted children at two Roman Catholic schools, Ampleforth in North Yorkshire and Downside in Somerset , over the course of many decades.

Follow live the live updates below.








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