November 11, 2019
Executive Office must meet needs of HIA victims – Dillon

Sinn Féin MLA Linda Dillon has said the Executive Office must ensure that the needs of victims and survivors of historical institutional abuse are met.

Speaking after victims met with the Head of the Civil Service, the Mid Ulster MLA said:

“Last week it was confirmed that the Executive Office have the power to provide compensation to victims of historical institutional abuse.

“These victims have waited too long for justice and redress for an awful wrongdoing.

“It’s vital that they face no more delays – after many years of powerful campaigning and false dawns, the Executive Office must ensure that their needs are met.

P“Compensation for these victims should be processed as soon as possible.” 

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