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Families' MoD court battle

Relatives of soldiers killed in Iraq will today ask the UK's senior judges to rule that they can bring damages claims against the Government, under the human rights legislation.

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MoD: Compensation 'considered on legal liability basis'

Our thoughts remain with Corporal Stephen Allbutt's family and friends. When compensation claims are received they are considered on a legal liability basis, when such a liability exists compensation will be paid. It would be inappropriate to comment further during this ongoing legal proceeding.

– MOD statement

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