Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:57 pm on 22nd June 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department 2:57 pm, 22nd June 2020

I most certainly would agree with the noble Lord. If we do not learn from the institutional failings of the past, how will we ever address such statistics in the future? I thank him for that point. It was deference to authority in many ways that allowed these things to go on in the past; we need to learn from that.