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All 3 results for windrush speaker:Ian Blackford

Debate on the Address: [1st Day] (14 Oct 2019)

Ian Blackford: ...in practice, as the Government refused automatically to guarantee permanent residence to all EU nationals in the UK, along with their families. The Government are risking leading us into another Windrush scandal, making life impossible for thousands of EU nationals. The UK Government should be working to keep citizens here and enable a fairer immigration system to deal with sectoral needs...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (23 May 2018)

Ian Blackford: May I associate myself with the remarks of the Prime Minister on both Manchester and Grenfell? The Windrush scandal has taught us that the UK Government’s “hostile environment” policy has targeted those who legally live here; young people who have grown up in the UK and know of nothing else face losing their lawful settled status because they simply cannot afford the paperwork. Home...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (2 May 2018)

Ian Blackford: ...—but she needs to change her policies. An estimated 120,000 undocumented children are currently entitled to UK citizenship by law, but only if they register at the cost of £1,000. This is a new Windrush generation, who will be unable to secure jobs and rent properties. These children, who are entitled to citizenship, should not be charged to exercise their rights. How can she possibly...


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