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All 4 results for windrush speaker:Wera Hobhouse

Exiting the European Union: EU Citizens (9 Jan 2020)

Wera Hobhouse: Will EU nationals who fail to get settled status by the end of this year become our next Windrush generation, losing their driving licences and jobs, and ultimately facing deportation?

Backbench Business - Windrush: 70TH Anniversarybackbench Business (14 Jun 2018)

Wera Hobhouse: ...Glenrothes (Peter Grant). I congratulate the hon. Member for Dulwich and West Norwood (Helen Hayes) on securing this debate and giving us the chance to reflect on the enormous contribution of the Windrush generation. I also want to pay tribute to my colleague in the other place, Baroness Benjamin. She is a member of the Windrush generation who has been a leading voice in both Parliament...

Backbench Business - Windrush: 70TH Anniversarybackbench Business (14 Jun 2018)

Wera Hobhouse: ...communities. We must foster cohesion, not do the opposite, and we should not blame immigration for rising inequalities, job insecurity, the poor availability of housing or poor public services. The Windrush generation fell foul of quite a lot of this malaise and of anti-immigrant feeling, but they are not the first to have suffered in that way. Only if the Government now completely change...

Backbench Business - Windrush: 70TH Anniversarybackbench Business (14 Jun 2018)

Wera Hobhouse: I have nearly finished my speech. I call for the “hostile environment” created by the Government, which led to the Windrush scandal, to come to an end. By officially recognising 22 June as a national Windrush day, we can give people from all backgrounds a reason to celebrate their unique identities, histories and rightful home in UK.


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