11th August 2016

Anne Longfield comments on appointment of Alexis Jay OBE as Chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

Commenting on the appointment of Alexis Jay OBE as Chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, Anne Longfield, Children’s Commissioner for England said:

“I am delighted that Professor Alexis Jay has been appointed to chair the Independent Inquiry Into Child Sexual Abuse. Her knowledge in the field of child sexual abuse and the determination she demonstrated in uncovering the truth in Rotherham provide every reassurance that she will lead the inquiry effectively. It is good news that such an experienced and high calibre appointment has been made so quickly and that the inquiry can continue with its important work.”

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