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All 6 results for windrush speaker:Lord Bassam of Brighton

Home Office Removal Targets - Statement (26 Apr 2018)

Lord Bassam of Brighton: ...of years, between 1999 and 2001. So it is not the first time that we have visited the issue of problems with targets and migration. Can she tell the House whether targets for removals included Windrush generation UK citizens who have been able to provide curious Home Office officials with documents? Would she like to reflect on why, although the Home Secretary is very keen to see illegal...

Written Answers — Home Office: Deportation: Caribbean (1 May 2018)

Lord Bassam of Brighton: To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of children of the Windrush generation that might face the threat of deportation to the West Indies.

Immigration: Hostile Environment - Motion to Take Note (14 Jun 2018)

Lord Bassam of Brighton: ...not think—or, I should say, I had not previously thought—of it as something to do with my own country. Sadly, that perception changed when the full horror of the Government’s treatment of the Windrush generation became increasingly apparent over the last few months. Back in 2012, Theresa May said: “The aim is to create here in Britain a really hostile environment”, for illegal...

Immigration: Hostile Environment - Motion to Take Note (14 Jun 2018)

Lord Bassam of Brighton: ...genesis, but it was written then into policy practice and it changed the currency. It changed the way the Home Office and its agencies worked, with disastrous implications—in particular for the Windrush generation. But that is not the only reason why I called for this debate. I want to see the currency of the debate about immigration, and the part that race plays in the policy’s...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Windrush Generation (5 Jul 2018)

Lord Bassam of Brighton: To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in determining the compensation scheme for victims of the hostile environment policy towards the Windrush generation; and whether the scheme will cover any losses in connection with (1) employment opportunities, (2) housing, (3) physical, psychological and mental ill health problems, and (4) meeting Home Office immigration status...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Detainees (12 Jul 2018)

Lord Bassam of Brighton: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people were wrongfully detained under immigration powers between 2012 and 2017; and, of those, how many were part of the Windrush generation.


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