#CSAinquiry: RESPONSE TO CONSULTATION ON CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE WITNESSES

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RESPONSE TO CONSULTATION ON

Interim Report of the Children and Vulnerable Witness Working Group – 31 July 2014[1]

This is my response – submitted on 5 October 2014, but as yet unacknowledged – to the ‘vulnerable witness’ working group set up earlier this year. It is published by me now since I do think – see http://dbfamilylaw.wordpress.com/2014/10/26/csainquiry-what-the-inquiry-must-consider/ – that it could form an important aspect of the work of the Home Office’s proposed child sex abuse inquiry – #CSAinquiry.

SUBJECTS OF THE PAPER: ‘PROTECTED INDIVIDUALS’

A consultation paper

  • The working group on ‘children and vulnerable witnesses’ is appointed by the Judiciary and Tribunals Office. Its authors are described as being ‘set up’ by Sir James Munby P with aims set out in his ‘12th View’ from his chambers (4 June 2014). In what follows their ‘interim report’ will be treated as a consultation document issued by a public…

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