Joint Response to Recommendations from IICSA Final Report


Following the publication and our initial response to the of the Final Report by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) in October 2022, the National Safeguarding Steering Group, the House of Bishops and the Archbishops' Council have published a joint response to recommendations in relation to the safeguarding work of the Church of England.

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Finding support

If you or anyone you are in contact with are affected by the publication of this report and want to talk to someone independently please call the Safe Spaces helpline on 0300 303 1056 or visit

Alternatively, you may wish to contact the diocesan safeguarding team in your area or the National Safeguarding Team – email [email protected] 

There are also other support services available.