Criminal Injuries Compensation

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 29th January 2019.

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Photo of Sarah Champion Sarah Champion Labour, Rotherham

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he plans to lay an amended Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme before the House during the current Parliamentary session.

Photo of Edward Argar Edward Argar The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

It is my intention to lay an amended Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme 2012 before the House as soon as Parliamentary time allows. This will remove the pre-1979 same roof rule and enable victims whose applications for compensation had previously been refused under this rule, to reapply.

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