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Windrush Generation: Compensation

Treasury written question – answered on 21st May 2018.

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Photo of Rosena Allin-Khan Rosena Allin-Khan Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Sport)

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate has been of made the cost to the public purse of the (a) total and (b) additional staffing costs of the Windrush compensation programme.

Photo of Elizabeth Truss Elizabeth Truss The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

As the Home Secretary has set out, the Government is committed to putting right the wrongs experienced by the Windrush generation, and is clear that where people have suffered loss they will be compensated. The Home Office is still working through the detail of what this scheme will look like, including potential costs to the department.

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