Windrush Generation: Applications

Home Office written question – answered on 23rd January 2019.

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Photo of Stuart McDonald Stuart McDonald Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Immigration, Asylum and Border Control)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many applications for support in urgent and exceptional circumstances under the Windrush scheme have been (a) made and (b) accepted; how much has been paid from the public purse to people whose applications have been accepted; and how many applications have been rejected on the ground that the applicant was a British national.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The Secretary of State provides a monthly update letter to the Home Affairs Select Committee on the work of the department in relation to Windrush. It is intended that future updates will incorporate information on the Windrush Scheme policy for support in urgent and exceptional needs.

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