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Immigration: Windrush Generation

Home Office written question – answered on 19th March 2019.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in implementing the recommendations of the report of (1) the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee The Windrush Generation (HC 990), published on 3 July 2018 and (2) the Joint Committee on Human Rights Windrush Generation Detention (HL Paper 160), published on 29 June 2018; and what steps they plan to take as a result of the recommendations of those reports.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department, Minister for Equalities (Department for International Development)

The Government response to the (1) the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee The Windrush Generation (HC 990), published on 3 July 2018 is published at https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmhaff/1545/1545.pdf and (2) the Joint Committee on Human Rights Windrush Generation Detention (HL Paper 160), published on 29 June 2018 is at https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/jt201719/jtselect/jtrights/1633/1633.pdf. Furthermore, we will be responding to the Public Accounts Committee report of 6 March 2019 in due course.

The Government continues to provide regular updates to the Home Affairs Select Committee on actions taken in response to the issues faced by the Windrush Generation. The Home Secretary has said that the details of the Windrush Compensation Scheme will be published soon, and we look forward to receiving and responding to the report of the Windrush Lessons Learned Review being led by Wendy Williams.

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