Commissioner 21 Aug, 2019

Commissioner Agrees No Moral Equivalence Between Those Who Caused Harm and Those Who Harmed

Responding to a Statement by Emma Little-Pengelly MP, the Commissioner for Victims and Survivors says she totally agrees that there is no moral equivalence between those who have caused harm and those who have suffered harm.

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Consultations 09 Aug, 2019

Consultation Survey - Advice on an extension to the Strategy for Victims and Survivors 2009-2019 and Programme Funding

The Executive Office has asked the Commission for Victims and Survivors to provide advice on:

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Commissioner 05 Aug, 2019

Commissioner Opening Address at the John Hewitt Summer School

Judith Thompson on the inclusive definition of a victim, understanding discomfort, and delivering for people who most desperately need help.

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Policy and Research 17 Jul, 2019

Commissioner Publishes Advice to Government on Victims and Survivors Pension Calling for Immediate Implementation

People living with severe and permanent physical and psychological injuries as a direct result of the Troubles today moved a step closer to persuade Government to legislate for a pension. Publication of this advice progresses the agreement of local politicians to support an acceptable way forward to implement the proposal for a pension as outlined within the December 2014 Stormont House Agreement.

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Consultations 05 Jul, 2019

Victims Commissioner Welcomes Publication of Legacy Findings but Calls for a Timetable of Action

After a long wait, the Northern Ireland Office have today published the responses to the Legacy Consultation which ran from May to October last year.

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