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Windrush Compensation Scheme - Statement (3 Apr 2019)

Baroness Berridge: noble friend the Minister please outline whether specific money is being allocated so that that day can be commemorated in such a way as to try to make good some of the negative publicity around Windrush and to return it to the place it should have in our national history—one of celebration and commemoration?

MV “Empire Windrush” - Question (21 Jun 2018)

Baroness Berridge: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to introduce an annual celebration of the anniversary of the arrival of the MV Windrush on 22 June 1948.

MV “Empire Windrush” - Question (21 Jun 2018)

Baroness Berridge: My Lords, I am delighted that Her Majesty’s Government have announced 22 June as Windrush Day every year and significant funding to match that. I am grateful to my noble friend the Minister for mentioning the contribution of nurses because, less than a fortnight after the arrival of the MV Windrush, the National Health Service was founded. I would be grateful if the Minister could outline...

Previous Business – Lords: Grand Committee (18 Jan 2018)

Celebrating the 70th anniversary in 2018 of the arrival of MV Empire Windrush – Baroness Berridge. Short debate

Commonwealth Summit: Faith Leaders - Question (15 Jan 2018)

Baroness Berridge: My Lords, I thank my noble friend the Minister for his Answer but only a few weeks after the summit we will celebrate 70 years since the arrival of MV “Empire Windrush”. The Commonwealth migration that took place then has transformed many of the UK’s own faith communities. What plans do Her Majesty’s Government have to support the Commonwealth Secretary-General’s faith in the...

Commonwealth - Motion to Take Note (16 Mar 2017)

Baroness Berridge: My Lords, I, too, join with noble friends to thank my noble friend Lady Anelay for this debate. The Commonwealth is a 21st century, ahead of the curve multilateral, as its modus operandi is network. Over the last few years, we have heard of networking lunches, networking the room and of course virtual networks, so I join my noble friends Lord Howell and Lord Goodlad in assessing this as part...

National Life: Shared Values and Public Policy Priorities - Motion to Take Note (2 Dec 2016)

Baroness Berridge: My Lords, it is an honour to thank my noble friend Lady Bertin for her wonderful maiden speech. I have known her since 2005 and the moment when my noble friend Lord Strathclyde observed that she was not smiling was rare. I first remember her bristling around CCHQ and, having just moved down from the north-west, I welcomed seeing her smiling—and I know that that is what she has done in the...

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