On the 30th January 2012 Justice Secretary Ken Clarke announced proposals to reform the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme.  This briefing by Sarah Towler, partner, and Janice Gardner, partner, discusses the propsed changes: removing lower value claims from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme, allowing UK citizens who have been victims of terrorism abroad to be entitled to claim compensation for the first time and proposals limiting how criminals can claim compensation.

Proposed Criminal Injuries Compensation Reforms - Jan 12.pdf