Immigration: Windrush Generation

Home Office written question – answered on 5th September 2018.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of David Lammy David Lammy Labour, Tottenham

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government has taken to publicise the Windrush compensation scheme to ensure people eligible for compensation know how to access that scheme.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The compensation scheme for those of the Windrush generation that might have been affected is in the process of being established.

On 19 July, the Home Office launched a consultation on a Windrush Compensation Scheme, the consultation period will run for 12 weeks ending on 11 October. The consultation is seeking views the scheme’s design and operation including the scope of the scheme and what types of loss should be compensated for. The scheme will be set up as soon as possible, after the consultation closes.

The Home Office is promoting the consultation in a variety of ways, including direct engagement with the Windrush generation at community outreach events and roadshows, alongside digital and print media.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.