Church leaders back calls for 100% redress for Mica and pyrite homes

Church leaders are backing calls for 100% redress for mica families.

Roman Catholic and Church of Ireland bishops, and a leading Presbyterian clergyman visited affected homes and say they are gravely concerned at the families' plight.

They have set out three guarantees they believe homeowners need, they are; 100% redress, a 40-year, state-backed guarantee and, for full redress to be made available to all those affected.

Bishop of Raphoe Alan McGuckian says the response offered by Government for other crises deserves to be given to these homeowners:

 

Meanwhile, Rev Andrew Forster, Church of Ireland Bishop of Derry and Raphoe described his visit to mica affected properties as sobering.

His hope is that Government will commit to 100% redress: