Historical Institutional Abuse
Lord Chief Justice hits out at 'shocking' delay to redress for victims of historical institutional abuse
The Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, Sir Declan Morgan, has hit out at the "shocking" lack of progress on redress for victims of historical institutional abuse.
Published 6 September 2019
The interim advocate for victims and survivors of historical institutional abuse has sought a meeting with Northern Ireland Secretary Julian Smith over fears that the prorogation of Parliament will set back legislation for redress.
Published 30 August 2019
Brendan McAllister takes up position as interim advocate for victims of historical institutional abuse
Brendan McAllister has taken up his position as interim advocate for victims and survivors of historical institutional abuse.
Published 12 August 2019
The new Northern Ireland Secretary, Julian Smith, has been urged to introduce legislation to compensate victims of historical institutional abuse.
Published 26 July 2019
Amnesty International has welcomed a recommendation from the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee that compensation for victims of Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) should progress as quickly as possible through Parliament.
Published 11 July 2019
Legislation to establish a redress scheme for victims and survivors of historical institutional abuse in Northern Ireland will not be progressed through Westminster, Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley has said.
Published 15 May 2019
The head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service has written to Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley to ask her to progress legislation to provide redress for survivors of institutional childhood abuse.
Published 14 May 2019