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Child abuse inquiry in crisis after chair quits

  • Britain's child abuse inquiry has been thrown into fresh turmoil
  • Dame Lowell Goddard became its third chairman to quit
  • She has been asked to appear before MPs on the Home Affairs Select Committee
  • Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the inquiry would continue "without delay"
  • Victims' groups have called for a replacement to be found "urgently"
  • One abuse survivor told ITV News that he felt "let down" by another resignation
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Abuse survivor 'bewildered' at inquiry crisis

An abuse survivor told ITV News he felt "bewildered and even betrayed" at the latest crisis to hit the child abuse inquiry.

Phil Johnson of the Minister and Clergy Sexual Abuse Survivors' group described the inquiry as a "complete farce".

Dame Lowell Goddard is the third chairman to have resigned since the inquiry to investigate failings in relation to historic child abuse allegations was launched in March 2015.

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