David Enright of Howe+Co, along with Sam Stein QC continue to represent a large number of Core Participants. Having opened as reported in http://www.howe.co.uk/news/first-day-catholic-church-hearing, the questioning started of the first witness, Dom Richard Yeo.
A copy of the full day transcript for the 28 November 2017 is here
Howe+Co were granted permission to ask questions of Dom Yeo. It was confirmed that in respect to Fort Augustus, that a compensation fund was being discussed, but not in respect to Downside and Ampleforth.
Sam Stein QC then took Dom Yeo to the Rule of Life of St Bendict, and the following was said:
On the 29 November 2017, questions continued of other witness and the full transcript is here.
A number of witness were examined by Counsel to the Inquiry.
The first day of the Roman Catholic Inquiry has concluded with opening speeches from David Enright and Sam Stein QC on behalf of the Howe+Co clients. Sam dealt with issues of disclosure whilst David opened for the clients. The full transcript of the hearing is here.
David opened for Howe+ Co Core Participants with:
The Guardian reported on today's hearing in their story "End secrecy of confessionals 'to protect Catholic children'"
The hearing continues and will do so until the 15 December 2017.