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Offences against Children: Northern Ireland

Question for Treasury

UIN 136010, tabled on 11 January 2021

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent correspondence his Department has received from the Northern Ireland Office on implementing a disregard for compensation payments made under the Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Act 2019.

Answered on

14 January 2021

My department is aware of the situation regarding Northern Ireland Historic Abuse Payments and how they are treated within the benefit system.

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