After the meeting Mr Messham said he felt 'fairly optimistic' about what would happen next. But he added that he was not confident about how a second inquiry would be conducted.
A judge who spent three years investigating child abuse in North Wales 'was surprised to be told his inquiry had not heard key evidence.'
The Children's Commissioner for Wales, Keith Towler, said he's handling 66 separate cases following North Wales abuse scandal.
A former resident of Bryn Estyn care home says he wrongly identified the Conservative peer as one of the men who carried out sexual abuse.