NI (Northern Ireland) child abuse inquiry recommends payoffs for victims

NI (Northern Ireland) child abuse inquiry recommends payoffs for victims

An inquiry into historical abuse in Northern Ireland has found systematic failings in the care of children in institutions and recommended compensation.

The publication of its report brings to an end a four year examination of allegations of abuse and/or neglect at 22 different establishments between 1922 and 1995.

 

Inquiry chairman Sir Anthony Hart said: "We hope that in some measure the process of giving evidence… helped those who were not listened to in the past."

During public hearings at a former courthouse in Banbridge, County Down, the inquiry heard . . . 

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