31 Aug 2017

Government lukewarm on UN call for state abuse inquiry

From Morning Report, 8:47 am on 31 August 2017

The Government appears unlikely to be swayed by a United Nations report calling on it to hold an independent inquiry into the abuse of children and adults with disabilities in state care from 1950 to 1990. Prime Minister Bill English says the UN committee should look at what changes the Government has already made.