Child Sex Abuse Inquiry: Survivors should unite not fight

We all have different views – the key is to heal the division caused by Home Office tactics, not add to it.

Twitter is not a good format for in depth discussion and complex argument. By its 140 character structure it is suited to simplified statements, generalisations and soundbites which are open to misunderstanding, kneejerk arguments and triggering.

My previous contribution on the inquiry [1] https://cathyfox.wordpress.com/2014/11/13/a-fortnight-in-the-life-of-the-overarching-child-sexual-abuse-inquiry-where-now/

Here is David Henckes view from Exaro on the overarching Inquiry

David Hencke

The future of the current child sex abuse inquiry reaches a  ” make or break ” moment this Wednesday. On that day it will either be wound up or reinvented.

What has particularly depressed me about the whole business is the way it has been handled. The Home Office, in particular, has not covered itself in glory – recommending two chairs that had to resign – and with a new chair still to be appointed months after the inquiry was originally set up.

What started with great hopes when seven MPs of opposing parties got together to ask Theresa May, the home secretary, to set this up has ended in despair with people quarrelling with each other on-line, demanding resignations  of panel members and refusing to co-operate or attend listening events.

I don’t think people realise what a mean feat it is – thanks to the open-mindedness of Tory Mp, Zac Goldsmith-…

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2 Responses to Child Sex Abuse Inquiry: Survivors should unite not fight

  1. artmanjosephgrech says:

    The divisions are unbridgeable but at least the CSA inquiry consultations are continuing with that in Newcastle on January 30 confirmed

  2. Pingback: cathys foxs site on child abuse its worth a read believe me | meggiemom342

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