Ministers welcome mother and baby institutions and Magdalene Laundries report

The publication of a report on an independent investigation into mother and baby homes and Magdalene Laundries is a welcome step forward for victims and survivors, the First Minister, deputy First Minister and Health Minister have said.

Paul Givan, Michelle O’Neill and Robin Swann thanked the experts who made up the Truth Recovery Design Panel, and the victims and survivors who informed and helped shape the report by sharing their personal experiences and views.

The Ministers have undertaken to consider the recommendations in full and will discuss the report with the Panel later today. Next steps will be set out by the Executive as soon as possible.

Full piece on the Executive Official Official Website here: