Child Abuse Inquiry Spends £1.2 Million – Before Questioning A Single Witness

Around WWI and WWII there was always enough money for war, but never enough for health and education.

Now there is enough money to keep the enquirers in their above average lifestyle, while nobody cares about victims and survivors.

All thanks to the ‘public gravy train’ of bankers creating money from hot air and selling it to governments as ‘national debt’ when then pay their buddies and ‘old boys network associates’…

Never mind. Most people do have a conscience and don’t switch it off. But too many seem to be able to do so still…

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That’s the news this morning, and the cost breakdown is equally astonishing.

The Daily Mail reports that the Inquiry has already racked up £1,261,316 on various things.

We add a break down of known costs below:

  • Between July 2014 and the end of March, the Inquiry spent £1,261,316,
  • This is around £4,706 for each of the 268 days since it was announced,
  • A further breakdown reveals that £725,525 went on staff,
  • With £177,480 of the staffing costs going to Ben Emmerson QC, who is counsel to the inquiry,
  • £145,723 was spent on office accommodation,
  • £203,838 was dispensed for IT services,
  • £164,730 was spent on legal costs and;
  • £16,534 was used for travel and victims’ events, with the remainder used for ‘running costs’ like recruitment and training.

Justice Goddard’s salary and accommodation have not yet been published.

Given that the Inquiry is now seeking to hire 20 or more barristers to…

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3 Responses to Child Abuse Inquiry Spends £1.2 Million – Before Questioning A Single Witness

  1. Pingback: Child Abuse Inquiry Spends £1.2 Million – Before Questioning A Single Witness | meggiemom342

  2. John Baker says:

    Absolutely shocking; they get away with it because they assume no one is looking.


  3. Pingback: #ChildAbuse is the means by which our political system is working through #blackmailing #HollieGreig #InternetExposure or #Police #Coverups? | Victims Unite!

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