Historical Institutional Abuse consultation: Report on responses

Date published: 13 May 2019

The Executive Office (TEO) in the absence of a functioning Executive drafted legislation on the basis of the recommendations made in the HIA Inquiry’s report with regard to the establishment of a:


  • Commissioner for Survivors of Institutional Childhood Abuse
  • Redress Board, which would administer payments of financial compensation
  • Compensation scheme

The public consultation ran from 19 November 2018 to 10 March 2019 with 562 responses received.

The Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service wrote to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland following completion of the consultation analysis and report asking her to progress the legislative reform through Parliament.

To read the ‘Historical Institutional abuse Consultation: Report on Responses’ access the link below:

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