News / Article

Back to news

'Broken' Compensation Scheme

17 Jul 2023

A new report by Survivors Against Terror (SAT) looked at the Government’s Criminal Injuries and Compensation Authority (CICA) scheme calling the scheme broken.

Make a claim

The report which can be viewed in full here is the result of a survey taken by survivors of terror attacks. It looks at the CICA Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme-a government financial compensation scheme that handles claims from people who have suffered physical or mental injuries as a result of violent crime.

The report includes evidence from multiple survivors of CICA’s failure to help and compensate them and, drawing on their testimony, makes detailed recommendations for a new compensation authority.