Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse

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Sex abuse inquiry to hear from Archbishop

The Archbishop of Birmingham is due to give evidence to an independent inquiry into child sexual abuse today.

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An inquiry is examining Birmingham Archdiocese's response to allegations made against four priests including Father John Tolkien, son of novelist JRR Tolkien, who died in 2003.

The allegations span 30 years from the 1950s to the 1980s and concern St Joseph's, based at Croome Court and Besford Court, in Worcestershire.

Prosecutor in Rochdale grooming gang case in 2012, reacts to Huddersfield gang conviction
The prosecutor in the Rochdale grooming gang case in 2012 reacts to the Huddersfield gang conviction.