At 12pm on Thursday 19 September 2019 IICSA published its report in the Accountability and Reparations investigation.
This IICSA investigation was set up to inquire into the extent to which existing support services and available legal process effectively deliver reparations to victims and survivors of child sexual abuse.
A preliminary hearing was recently held to provide an update on the work of the Accountability & Reparations Investigation and to discuss the necessary preparations for the November/December hearing. Continue reading
Removal of limitation, changes to Criminal Injuries Compensation and a redress scheme for all abuse victims and survivors were called for by some representatives of victim and survivor core participants at the preliminary hearing of this investigation today.
The IICSA has now called for applications for core participant status for the accountability and reparations investigation. Applications have to be made by 1 July. The specific case studies to be considered were initially North Wales Children’s Homes and Forde Park Approved School; they have now been joined by St Leonard’s Children’s Home and St Aidan’s and St Vincent’s Children’s Homes.