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Offences against Children: Northern Ireland

Question for Northern Ireland Office

UIN HL17634, tabled on 3 September 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take in relation to the institutional abuse in Northern Ireland; and what plans they have, if any, to ensure survivors receive compensation.

Answered on

9 September 2019

The UK Government has committed to introducing legislation at Westminster by the end of the year, should a restored NI Executive not be in place.

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has committed to finding a slot for this Bill.