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All 5 results for windrush speaker:Paul Blomfield

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (9 Jan 2020)

Paul Blomfield: ...out why we believe that a declaratory system is essential to deliver on the Prime Minister’s commitment to EU citizens during the referendum campaign and subsequently, and to avoid a repeat of Windrush. This came up this morning in Brexit orals. In the Committee debate, I was pleased to get an important clarification from the Government on appeal rights, but I am afraid that I did not...

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (9 Jan 2020)

Paul Blomfield: ...out why we believe that a declaratory system is essential to deliver on the Prime Minister’s commitment to EU citizens during the referendum campaign and subsequently, and to avoid a repeat of Windrush. This came up this morning in Brexit orals. In the Committee debate, I was pleased to get an important clarification from the Government on appeal rights, but I am afraid that I did not...

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill: Rights related to residence: application deadline and temporary protection (7 Jan 2020)

Paul Blomfield: ...would automatically have the right to continue to live and work in the UK and would simply need to register for the purpose of proving their status. We believe our approach would avoid a repeat of Windrush. The Minister suggested that the Government’s objective is to avoid such a Windrush situation and that a declaratory system could encourage a repeat. The Windrush scandal was caused by...

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill: Rights related to residence: application deadline and temporary protection (7 Jan 2020)

Paul Blomfield: ...would automatically have the right to continue to live and work in the UK and would simply need to register for the purpose of proving their status. We believe our approach would avoid a repeat of Windrush. The Minister suggested that the Government’s objective is to avoid such a Windrush situation and that a declaratory system could encourage a repeat. The Windrush scandal was caused by...

Public Bill Committee: Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill: Settled status (5 Mar 2019)

Paul Blomfield: My hon. Friend makes a really important point. With the history of the Windrush experience being so close, one would imagine that we would not yet have forgotten its lessons and would seek to apply them in this situation. We tabled the new clauses precisely because of that concern. It is well known that other problems with the process include its inaccessibility to iPhone users. The...


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