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'Offensive' plans for compensation


The government is to be asked to pay 12,000 to the families of all those killed during the Troubles in Northern Ireland - including members of paramilitary groups. Former Northern Ireland first minister Lord Trimble discusses the proposals which would cost an estimated 40m.

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