A highly successful press conference took place at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London in Thursday 19th April 2012 between 2 and 3pm.

Television cameras and journalists were in attendance together with members of the campaign committee, and interested others.

David Greenwood the chairman and ACAL executive committee member opened the meeting by summarising what the campaign was endeavouring to achieve, the handed over to those on the top table to give their views. We heard compelling and passionate addresses by

Richard Scorer, solicitor from Pannone and Partners and ACAL Executive Committee member
Ann Lawrence from MACSAS: Ministry and Clergy Sexual Abuse Survivors
Lucy Duckworth of NAPAC
Graham Wilmer of The Lantern Project
Phil Johnson, an Abuse Survivor

The conference has been reported in the Independent - to read more click here

The full press pack can be downloaded as Word Documents below

Contents page
Campaign Evidence Document
School Child Protection Summary
School Safeguarding Table
Excerpts from stories of clerical abuse survivors

It was announced that the new website had gone live on the day of the press conference - www.stopchurchchildabuse.co.uk