O’Neill to progress compensation scheme for Troubles victims after court ruling

Published on August 21, 2020 - Duration: 00:28s

O’Neill to progress compensation scheme for Troubles victims after court ruling

Stormont’s Deputy First Minister has agreed to progress a compensation schemefor Troubles victims after a judge ruled that an ongoing delay was unlawful.The move by Michelle O’Neill came after she was highly criticised by a HighCourt judge for refusing comply with a legislative requirement to set up thescheme to gain political leverage over the UK Government.

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