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Latest head of abuse inquiry Lowell Goddard to face MPs

The latest figure to head Britain's long-delayed inquiry into child sex abuse is to be grilled by MPs later today.

Lowell Goddard, a High Court judge from New Zealand, was named as chair by Home Secretary Theresa May last week.

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New Zealand judge named as Child Sex Abuse Inquiry chair

The chair of the new Child Sex Abuse Inquiry has been named as New Zealand high court judge Justice Lowell Goddard.

Justice Lowell Goddard Credit: Home Office

Home Secretary Theresa May said a number of academics, judges, and others from the legal sector had been nominated for the position, and said she had consulted with a group of survivors before making her decision.

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