Windrush Victims: Compensation

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons on 10th June 2019.

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Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

As I outlined, there is already a contract in place with Citizens Advice to provide that independent advice. There is an ongoing series of engagement events, with taskforce officials from the Home Office attending different community groups across the country, including in London. There have been two events in Newport. It is important that we get this right, which is why we worked with Martin Forde to have a scheme that gave us independent advice. It is important that we work through it. I know that at 18 pages the claim form is quite long, but of course individual claimants have to fill in only the components that are relevant to them, not every page.