Historical Institutional Abuse

Amnesty welcomes MPs' support for historical child abuse compensation

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

Bradley rejects Westminster path for historical institutional abuse redress legislation

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

Top civil servant calls for Westminster legislation on historical institutional abuse redress

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