Strict UK compensation rules for exonerees soon to be passed

Strict new rules which will severely restrict the ability to obtain compensation for those who have had convictions overturned in the courts of England and Wales, look set to be passed. Earlier blog posts have detailed these changes (here….and here…) and now, former ‘Birmingham Six’ member, Billy Power, has spoken out. It is very rare for Mr Power to speak to the media, and his clear concerns about the new rules are prompting him, and others, to try and raise the issue, which seems to be entirely evading any political or public debate at all. imageRead Mr Power’s views here…

Birmingham Six member warns over changes to UK miscarriage of justice rules

And more reaction here:

Criminal compensation reforms would shift burden of proof on to victims

One response to “Strict UK compensation rules for exonerees soon to be passed

  1. Pingback: UK Parliamentary debate on definition of a ‘miscarriage of justice’ | Wrongful Convictions Blog

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