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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-08more like thismore than 2018-06-08
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
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star this property hansard heading Terrorism: Compensation more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what compensation is available from the public purse for victims of terrorism from (a) the Northern Ireland conflict and (b) other terrorist incidents; and what the maximum allowable pay-out is for each such case. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-06-18more like thismore than 2018-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring that victims of historical as well as recent terrorist attacks receive the help and support they need.</p><p>Victims who are injured in terrorist attacks which take place in Great Britain may be eligible to apply for compensation under the Government funded Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme (the Scheme) which is administered independently of Ministers and Parliament by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA).</p><p> </p><p>Injury payments range from £1,000 to £250,000 depending on the severity of the injury. Additional payments for loss of earnings or other expenses can also be made. The total payment under an application is capped at £500,000. In fatal cases, payments can be made to qualifying relatives of the deceased and to pay for funeral expenses.</p><p> </p><p>A similar scheme is administered by the Department of Justice for Northern Ireland, to which victims injured in terrorist attacks in Northern Ireland may apply.</p><p> </p><p>Additionally, UK residents injured in terrorist attacks abroad may be entitled to claim compensation under the Victims of Overseas Terrorism Compensation Scheme, which is also administered by CICA. Awards under this scheme also range from £1,000 to £500,000.</p><p> </p><p>Further, the British Red Cross administers a UK Government funded discretionary relief fund to which UK victims of terrorist incidents overseas can apply to provide immediate financial support.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar remove filter
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less than 2018-06-18T14:47:24.787Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-18T14:47:24.787Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew remove filter