Government announces Same Roof victims can re-apply for compensation

Government announces Same Roof victims can re-apply for compensation Congratulations everyone who campaigned for this change – what a wonderful if very belated victory for grassroots claimants/campaigners! It seems that the government has decided not to make people wait for the end of their Review of the Compensation Scheme after all. That’s good as the …

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Same Roof Rule is finally defeated, overturning decades of injustice

Same Roof Rule is finally defeated, overturning decades of injustice Victims of sexual violence win Appeal Court victory A landmark Appeal Court ruling on 24 July 2018 has reversed decades of injustice, upholding for the first time a claimant’s right to compensation even though she lived under the same roof as her attacker at the …

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