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Windrush Compensation Scheme - Statement (3 Apr 2019)

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, I thank the Minister for her kind words, as well as my noble friend. I am part of the Windrush generation and this issue is close to my heart. I was delighted to hear the Statement being read out. I am also happy to say that not only do we have a Windrush Day, which 50 applicants will be getting money to celebrate, but we have £500,000 to spend each year on Windrush Day from now...

Written Answers — Home Office: Deportation: Windrush Generation (27 Nov 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The Home Office has not made a specific attempt to inform those 49 people of the Windrush Taskforce. The Home Office announcements relating to Commonwealth citizens can be found at www.gov.uk/Windrush. This website is regularly updated with information about how individuals who believe they qualify under the Windrush criteria can apply for status under the Windrush Settlement Scheme....

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Windrush Generation (18 Jul 2019)

Caroline Nokes: The Home Secretary provides the Home Affairs Select Committee with monthly updates on the work of the department in connection with Windrush. This includes information on decisions made by the Taskforce under the Windrush Scheme. The correspondence can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/correspondence-on- the-work-of-the-home-office-windrush The published Windrush guidance...

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

Baroness Benjamin: My Lords, on behalf of Windrush pioneers and the Windrush Foundation, of which I am a patron, I congratulate the Government and the Minister on answering our pleas to create an annual Windrush Day as a legacy of the Windrush generation. This will make Caribbean people, who for not just the last 70 years but centuries have worked hard to make Britain great and prosperous, despite suffering...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Caribbean (4 Jul 2018)

Caroline Nokes: No decision was taken to destroy ‘Windrush migrant’ information specifically and records were not categorised as being related to a ‘Windrush migrant’ or the ‘Windrush generation’. Any Windrush papers would have been destroyed in line with the retention and disposal periods set for the wider records collections in which they were located.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Caribbean (3 Sep 2018)

Caroline Nokes: No decision was taken to destroy ‘Windrush migrant’ information specifically and records were not categorised as being related to a ‘Windrush migrant’ or the ‘Windrush generation’. Any Windrush papers would have been destroyed in line with the retention and disposal periods set for the wider records collections in which they were located.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Windrush Generation (5 Sep 2018)

Caroline Nokes: We are currently carrying out a public consultation on the Windrush Compensation Scheme. Details of the consultation, including how to respond, are available at www.gov.uk/Windrush We will be ensuring there is transparency over the Windrush Compensation Scheme. No one applying to the Scheme will be asked to sign a non-disclosure agreement. We have identified one private law claim, which had...

Windrush (30 Apr 2018)

Diane Abbott: ...state, and thank him for coming to the House to answer this urgent question after what must have been quite a busy morning. Is the Home Secretary aware how ashamed many British people are about the Windrush scandal, how frightened and angry the Windrush generation and their families are, and how the scandal has resonated around the Commonwealth? He talks about the Windrush generation...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Windrush Generation (19 Mar 2019)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: The Government response to the (1) the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee The Windrush Generation (HC 990), published on 3 July 2018 is published at https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmha ff/1545/1545.pdf and (2) the Joint Committee on Human Rights Windrush Generation Detention (HL Paper 160), published on 29 June 2018 is at...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Caribbean (22 Jun 2018)

Caroline Nokes: No decision was taken to destroy ‘Windrush records’ specifically and records were not categorised as being related to a ‘Windrush migrant’ or the ‘Windrush generation’. Any Windrush papers would have been destroyed in line with the retention and disposal periods set for the wider records collections in which they were located. When making immigration decisions, officials will have...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Windrush Generation (26 Jun 2018)

Caroline Nokes: On 24 May the Department published its guidance on how decision makers will decide a Windrush Scheme applications. The evidential burden is set out in the guidance that is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/windrush-scheme-c asework-guidance The Department has set up a dedicated team to proactively support members of the Windrush Generation and has implemented a...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Disclosure of Information (26 Jun 2018)

Caroline Nokes: On 24 May the Department published its guidance on how decision makers will decide a Windrush Scheme applications. The evidential burden is set out in the guidance that is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/windrush-scheme-c asework-guidance The Department has set up a dedicated team to proactively support members of the Windrush Generation and has implemented a...

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

Yvette Cooper: I welcome the powerful tribute that my hon. Friend is making to the Windrush generation and the source of pride that the Windrush generation should be, right across the country. She has raised the injustices faced not just in the past but, outrageously, still today by some from the Windrush generation. She will be aware that the Home Affairs Committee is inquiring into the Home Office’s...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (19 Jun 2019)

Theresa May: First, we mark Windrush Day on 22 June; that day has been set up to recognise the contribution that the Windrush generation made to our life, our society and our economy here in the UK. What lay behind the issue in relation to the problems that some members of the Windrush generation have faced was the fact that when they came into the UK, they were not given documentary evidence of their...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Windrush Generation (19 Feb 2019)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: The Home Secretary provides the Home Affairs Select Committee with monthly updates on the work of the department in connection with Windrush. This will include information on the urgent and exceptional support provided before the Compensation Scheme is in place The monthly updates can be found at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/correspondence-on-...

Windrush Scheme (5 Feb 2019)

Andrew Slaughter: Before the Windrush scandal became the Windrush scandal, many cases took years to resolve and victims disappeared because they feared deportation. To avoid future injustice, will the Secretary of State guarantee that all Windrush-style cases, including those involving people not from the Caribbean or Commonwealth countries, will be dealt with in a similar fashion?

Home Office Removal Targets - Statement (26 Apr 2018)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: My Lords, as I said yesterday, there should be a hostile environment for people who have no lawful right to be here. In terms of the Windrush citizens, there is a very clear distinction between the Windrush generation, who are here lawfully, and illegal migrants, who by their very nature are not here lawfully. Immigration enforcement is focused on removing illegal migrants, and the Windrush...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Caribbean (26 Jun 2018)

Caroline Nokes: No decision was taken to destroy ‘Windrush migrant’ information specifically and records were not categorised as being related to a ‘Windrush migrant’ or the ‘Windrush generation’. Any Windrush papers would have been destroyed in line with the retention and disposal periods set for the wider records collections in which they were located. In regards to landing cards specifically,...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Caribbean (26 Jun 2018)

Caroline Nokes: No decision was taken to destroy ‘Windrush migrant’ information specifically and records were not categorised as being related to a ‘Windrush migrant’ or the ‘Windrush generation’. Any Windrush papers would have been destroyed in line with the retention and disposal periods set for the wider records collections in which they were located. In regards to landing cards specifically,...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Windrush Generation (7 Jan 2019)

Afzal Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what form the review of the Windrush Scheme: Support in urgent and exceptional circumstances policy will take; how long it will take for those applying under the Windrush Compensation Scheme to receive payments; and whether there will be specific provision in the Windrush Compensation Scheme to ensure those in urgent need will receive...


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