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All 3 results for windrush speaker:Cat Smith

EU Parliament Elections: Denial of Votes (4 Jun 2019)

Cat Smith: ...insulted, exploited, asked to apply to stay in their own homes and now denied a voice in an election that has massive implications for their futures. Have the Government learned nothing from the Windrush scandal about the consequences of shutting citizens out of public life? After the previous set of European elections, the Electoral Commission warned that we needed to streamline the...

Voter Id Pilots (10 Apr 2019)

Cat Smith: ...have warned that voter ID will have a disproportionate impact on voters from ethnic minority communities, older people, trans people and disabled people. Has the Minister failed to notice the Windrush scandal, which demonstrated that it can be more difficult for some communities to provide official documentation than for others? We all know that voter ID will have significant ramifications...

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

Cat Smith: ...Will the Minister confirm that that the measures being piloted in May do not violate article 1 of the European convention on human rights? What assessment has she made to support this position? The Windrush scandal has demonstrated that it is difficult for some communities to provide official papers. This could prevent legitimate voters from taking part in our democratic process, which we...

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