The Commission for

Victims and Survivors

To improve the lives of all victims and survivors of the Northern Ireland Troubles.

Commission 09 Mar, 2021

An Update on the Victims Payment Scheme

The Court of Appeal Judgement has recently ruled that ‘there is a legal duty on The Executive Office to fund victims’ payments and lump sums under the 2020 Regulations so that the Board can make the necessary payments in accordance with Regulation 23’.

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Consultations 17 Feb, 2021

Commission responds to Department of Health’s ‘Substance Use Strategy’ consultation

The Commission has responded to the Department of Health’s consultation on a Substance Use Strategy, which focuses on the prevention of harm and empowerment of recovery from substance use.

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Commission 27 Oct, 2020

A Letter from the Minister of Justice on the Victims Payment Scheme

A letter has been issued from the Office of the Justice Minister providing an update on the Victims Payment Scheme.

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Consultations 24 Sep, 2020

Evaluate the Victims' Strategy

You may be aware that our recent survey ‘Advice on Informing a New Strategy for Victims and Survivors’ opened on 4th May 2020. That survey has since closed with a total of 255 responses.

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