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All 4 results for windrush speaker:Valerie Vaz

Business of the House (26 Apr 2018)

Valerie Vaz: ..., so could we have that for SIs? The Prime Minister said on the steps of No. 10: “We will do everything we can to give you more control over your lives”, but that does not seem to apply to the Windrush generation. Amelia Gentleman, a journalist for The Guardian, publicised in November 2017 the case of Paulette Wilson, who used to cook for us in the House of Commons. She had been here...

Tributes to the Speaker’s Chaplain (31 Oct 2019)

Valerie Vaz: sorry she is not here in the Chamber, in her usual place—a heartfelt farewell. Reverend Rose arrived in the United Kingdom to join the Church Army as an 18-year-old young woman, displaying the Windrush generation’s adaptability. It did not take long for Reverend Rose to flourish, and in 1994 she was ordained to the priesthood, at the point where women had only recently been allowed...

Business of the House (29 Nov 2018)

Valerie Vaz: ...shone a light into the darkness, following Harry Leslie Smith, particularly those who won at the Political Studies Association awards on Tuesday: Amelia Gentleman, who shone the light in her work on Windrush; Carole Cadwalladr, who has shone the light into the darkness of our democracy; my right hon. Friend the Member for Tottenham (Mr Lammy), who was politician of the year; and my hon....

Business of the House (7 Mar 2019)

Valerie Vaz: ...and ethnicity. That, again, is a judgment of the High Court, so may we have a statement on the change in policy following that ruling? The Public Accounts Committee has published its report on the Windrush generation and the Home Office, and stated that the Home Office has failed to take ownership of the problems it created. The Home Office considered 11,800 Caribbean cases, but failed to...

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