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All 5 results for windrush speaker:Alison Thewliss

Debate on the Address: Public Services (16 Oct 2019)

Alison Thewliss: ..., after they were found in the courts to be incorrect. Those people deserve an apology and deserve to have their cases resolved and their leave to remain progressed. The Government are looking at a Windrush compensation scheme. I would like to see compensation for everybody the Home Office has done wrong and made incorrect decisions on, because their life chances have been seriously...

British Citizenship Fees: Children — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (4 Sep 2018)

Alison Thewliss: .... We have a series of hurdles, barriers, loopholes and costs that cripple families in this country. Through the system, we are storing up problems with community cohesion, the creation of future Windrush situations and the lack of connection with children not afforded citizenship with the rest of society. They are set apart. They are not allowed the privileges that other children in their...

Immigration Rules: Paragraph 322(5) (13 Jun 2018)

Alison Thewliss: ...), that can have a serious impact, in particular on women who are pregnant. Will the Minister tell me whether compensation is to be offered to those wrongly caught up in this mess, just like Windrush? People affected can be out tens of thousands of pounds, particularly if they cannot get legal aid for their cases, because they have not been able to work and have gone into debt and...

Backbench Business: Financial Services — [Sir David Amess in the Chair] (26 Apr 2018)

Alison Thewliss: ...from the EU triggered such a response from the EU. That is worrying given the Government’s attitude to immigration and how they want to treat immigration from all parts of the world—not just the Windrush generation, but EU nationals. Many constituents who come to my surgeries are in highly skilled jobs and have come here as highly skilled migrants. They have found that, because they...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Voter ID Pilots (23 Apr 2018)

Alison Thewliss: Happy St George’s Day to you, Mr Speaker, and to all Members of the House. This voter ID pilot is nothing more than an expansion of the hostile environment—it is Windrush part 2. The Equality and Human Rights Commission has said that this will disproportionately affect people with protected characteristics. It will affect older people, transgender people, people with disabilities both...

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