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Windrush scandal: Compensation could be capped under proposed scheme

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced proposals for the Windrush compensation scheme on Thursday Compensation promised to the victims of the Windrush scandal could be capped under government proposals. Launching a…

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Windrush scandal: Home Office immigration approach ‘needs reform’

Image copyright PA “Root and branch reform” of the Home Office’s approach to immigration is needed in the wake of the Windrush scandal, a committee of MPs has said. The Home Affairs Committee said members…


Windrush victims detained ‘unlawfully’ by Home Office

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The inquiry heard from Anthony Bryan and Paulette Wilson, both who were detained twice Immigration officials detained members of the Windrush generation “unlawfully and inappropriately” despite their right to…


Windrush anniversary celebrated at Westminster Abbey

Image copyright PA Image caption Nearly 500 Caribbean immigrants were on the Empire Windrush when it arrived 70 years ago A thanksgiving service is being held later to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival…



Windrush: Pair talk of detention ‘nightmare’

Two members of the Windrush generation have been telling a Parliamentary committee about the “nightmare” of being wrongly detained. Paulette Wilson and Anthony Bryan have been in the UK since coming from Jamaica in the…


Windrush: Sixty-three people may have been wrongly removed

Image caption Mr Javid became home secretary last month At least 63 members of the Windrush generation could have been wrongfully removed or deported from the UK since 2002, the home secretary has said. Sajid…


Windrush: Boxing champ Steve Robinson’s dad told he can stay in UK

Image copyright Steve Robinson Image caption Stanford Robinson pictured with his son Steve, who won the WBO featherweight title in 1993 The Jamaican-born father of former world boxing champion Steve Robinson has spoken of his…


Windrush: Grandmother allowed re-entry after 8 years in Jamaica

A grandmother has arrived back in London after spending eight years trapped in Jamaica. Gretel Gocan was on a visit to the country in 2010 when her passport, which showed her right to remain, was…


MPs vote against Windrush disclosures

Image copyright EPA MPs have voted against an opposition motion calling on the government to disclose papers on Windrush migrants. Labour had hoped to force the government to publish documents about its immigration policy relating…


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