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Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Immigration (4 Jul 2019)

Sajid Javid: The Government deeply regrets what has happened to some members of the Windrush generation and when I became Home Secretary I made clear that responding to this was a priority. The compensation scheme I launched in April is a key part of this response. The compensation scheme has been open to receive claims since April 2019 and the Home Office is now in a position to start making payments....

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Legal Aid Scheme (3 Jul 2019)

Peter Kyle: ...the potential merits of applying the same exemption for back payments of employment support allowance from the capital means test for legal aid eligibility as was applied for payments made under the Windrush compensation scheme.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Windrush Generation (3 Jul 2019)

Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the status is of his Department's internal investigation into the causes of the Windrush scandal; and when he plans to publish the final report of that investigation.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (3 Jul 2019)

David Lammy: Following the Windrush scandal, in which black British citizens were deported, detained and stripped of their rights to access public services, the Prime Minister rightly announced an independent review led by Wendy Williams. She said that review would be published on 31 March 2019. It is now 3 July. Can the Prime Minister confirm that Wendy Williams will publish her review before she...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Support for EU Londoners: Support for EU Londoners (28 Jun 2019)

Sadiq Khan: Thank you for your question. It is difficult, unless you have had a chance to speak to those affected or experts, to understand the scale of the anxiety. The Chair mentioned the Windrush generation. If you go to the lower ground floor you can see arrival cards, not just EU citizens. We speak to the children of the Windrush generation. The Windrush generation is traumatised in relation to the...

Immigration (26 Jun 2019)

Joanna Cherry: ...remembered as the architect and driving force behind a policy that has not only failed but created a whole new set of burning injustices, typified by the scandalous treatment of the members of the Windrush generation. As a member of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, I was involved in a case study of two of the Windrush cases in some detail. We were able to see the way in which those...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (25 Jun 2019)

Neil Coyle: What assessment have the Government made of the impact that the Windrush scandal has had, and the impact that wider “hostile environment” policies are still having, on our relationships with key allies in the Commonwealth and beyond?

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

Deidre Brock: At the end of her career, will the Prime Minister take time to reflect that her creation of the hostile environment led to the Windrush scandal, a catalogue of errors in immigration decisions, people feeling unsafe in their own homes, an atmosphere of distrust and suspicion, and to xenophobia, which has damaged our relations with our European neighbours? Will she apologise for that?

History Curriculum: Migration — [Sir Gary Streeter in the Chair] (18 Jun 2019)

Nick Gibb: ...understanding history is a common thread across all key stages of the national curriculum. Significant migration points are supported by resources such as those that highlight the experiences of the Windrush generation. For example, the Windrush Foundation has developed the definitive Empire Windrush education resource for key stage 2, and an e-book about the 70 Windrush pioneers and...

EU/British Citizens’ Rights (18 Jun 2019)

Robin Walker: ...needs to constitutive rather than declaratory. With the best will in the world, a purely declaratory scheme risks causing confusion and difficulty for people further down the line. We saw that with Windrush. We want to ensure that people have a simple way of proving their rights under this agreement and we think a constitutive system is a better way to achieve that. We are continuing to...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Fees and Charges (18 Jun 2019)

Caroline Nokes: ..., Immigration and Citizenship system in a way that is fair and humane. The Home Secretary said it would have independent oversight and that it should build on the outcomes of Wendy Williams’ Windrush Lessons Learned Review. We are finalising the review’s terms of reference, it’s timetable and the person identified to carry it out and we will be making an announcement to Parliament...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Windrush Generation (17 Jun 2019)

Jo Stevens: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much money from the public purse has been spent on urgent and exceptional support in relation to victims of the Windrush scandal in each month that figures are available.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Windrush Generation (17 Jun 2019)

Jo Stevens: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much his Department has spent on advertising the Windrush Compensation scheme.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Pensions and Social Security Benefits: Windrush Generation (12 Jun 2019)

Mark Tami: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the volume of (a) benefits and (b) pensions incorrectly refused to Windrush generation claimants.

Theatre Market - Question for Short Debate (11 Jun 2019)

Lord Foster of Bath: .... Lenny Henry is doing some excellent work to make this happen. I am sure we all welcome productions such as the National Theatre’s version of Andrea Levy’s novel Small Island, telling the Windrush story. While a lot of good things have been going on, helped in part by the theatre tax relief introduced by the coalition Government in 2014, it is difficult to know what impact they are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: EU Settlement Scheme (10 Jun 2019)

Peter Grant: ...people genuinely are the Home Secretary’s friends, colleagues and neighbours, perhaps the Government should start to treat them as such, instead of preparing to make them the victims of another Windrush-type scandal. The Home Affairs Committee recently reported that thousands of EU nationals in the UK run the risk of being left with an uncertain legal future. Does the Home Secretary not...

Interim NHS People Plan (5 Jun 2019)

Jon Ashworth: ....” Is that not an admission that Tory austerity, with nine years of underfunding in the NHS, has contributed to the workforce crisis of today? The Health Secretary has said that he wants “a new Windrush Generation” of overseas nurses to fill the staffing gap, so can the Minister explain why a commitment to recruit 5,000 extra nurses a year internationally was dropped from the Dido...

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...

Scottish Parliament: European Union Settlement Scheme (30 May 2019)

Jenny Gilruth: Today’s report from the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee says that the United Kingdom’s settlement scheme for EU citizens risks another Windrush scandal. Is that not a salutary warning that we should not be making EU citizens apply to remain in their homes? Have the Tories learned nothing from last week’s election, when their hostility towards immigrants was roundly—and...


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