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Reputations will be trashed because of this unjust inquiry

Mar 04, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

Today begins a totally unnecessary month-long trashing of the reputations of public figures, the vast majority of whom are dead, in the Westminster strand of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA). Having recovered from losing three previous chairmen and counsel to the inquiry, it will now risk losing trust and undermining any progress it has made over the past four years.

The inquiry has conveniently forgotten that it was set up following Tom Watson's claims in 2012, in a...