IICSA inquiry says UK government should pay Australia child migrants

IICSA inquiry says UK government should pay Australia child migrants
 

Thousands of people from England and Wales who as children were forcibly sent abroad where many suffered abuse should be compensated, an inquiry says.
Children were migrated to Australia and parts of the British Empire up to 1970 by charities and the Catholic church.
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) said the government should pay all 2,000 former migrants still alive within 12 months.
The Australian and UK governments apologised in 2009 and 2010.
The inquiry's report said all former child migrants should receive compensation - whether or not they were sexually abused... read more

 
1 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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