Government announces scrapping of ‘same roof’ rule

Government announces scrapping of ‘same roof’ rule This government press release was published on 28 Feb 2019, a victory for all those who campaigned against the discriminatory rules of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme. The ‘same roof’ rule had been used to deny compensation to anyone who had been sexually attacked before 1979 by someone …

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Met Police disbanding specialist Sapphire rape units

Met Police disbanding specialist Sapphire rape units Met Police ‘risking a new Worboys’ after secretly disbanding its sex crime unit • The Met set up the Sapphire unit after a series of failures in high-profile cases • But sex crime detectives are being reassigned to small teams in the 32 boroughs • Campaigners fear a …

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