Lucy Duckworth, co-chair of the Survivors Alliance
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Survivors' Alliance 'delighted' at inquiry's new powers

Lucy Duckworth, of the Survivors' Alliance, set up to represent victims engaging with a national inquiry into historical child sex abuse, has said many are delighted the inquiry will have new powers.

She said the new chair, Justice Lowell Goddard, had proved herself in New Zealand and they were looking forward to working with her.

Since the inquiry was announced last July, two chairmen have stepped down.

Earlier, Home Secretary Theresa May announced the inquiry would be given new powers to enable it to compel people to give evidence.

  • 04 Feb 2015
  • From the section UK
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