Immigration: Windrush Generation

Home Office written question – answered on 7th December 2018.

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Photo of Diane Abbott Diane Abbott Shadow Home Secretary

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent estimate his Department has made of the number of Windrush people that worked in the NHS who were (a) held in immigration detention centres and (b) deported to other countries.

Photo of Diane Abbott Diane Abbott Shadow Home Secretary

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent estimate his Department has made of the number of Windrush people that were veterans of the armed forces who were (a) held in immigration detention centres and (b) deported to other countries.

Photo of Diane Abbott Diane Abbott Shadow Home Secretary

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent estimate he has made of the number of members of the Windrush generation who were (a) held in immigration detention centres and (b) deported to other countries who had (i) been teachers and (ii) held other educational positions in the UK.

Photo of Diane Abbott Diane Abbott Shadow Home Secretary

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent estimate he has made of the number of members of the Windrush generation who were (a) held in immigration detention centres and (b) deported to other countries who had worked for public transport services in the UK.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The Home Office wrote to the Home Affairs Select Committee on 21 August with the initial findings of the Historical Review of removals and detentions and have provided regular updates to the committee. This correspondence is available in the library of the House. The department has not made any assessment of previous employment of those individuals identified by the review, and in many cases the department will not hold this information.

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