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Jamaica flight risks repeating injustices of Windrush, Labour warns

Jamaica flight risks repeating injustices of Windrush, Labour warns

LABOUR has expressed “serious concerns” that a deportation flight to Jamaica this week risks repeating the injustices of the Windrush scandal.... Up to 50 peop [...]

Read full article: Jamaica flight risks repeating injustice...→
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Government knowingly broke equality laws when implementing the hostile environment, report reveals

Government knowingly broke equality laws when implementing the hostile environment, report reveals

THE government knowingly broke equality laws when implementing “hostile environment” measures which led to the Windrush scandal, a report by the Equality and H [...]

Read full article: Government knowingly broke equality laws...→
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Fix this injustice, Windrush campaigners urge after damning report

Fix this injustice, Windrush campaigners urge after damning report

Windrush campaigners today told the Government to “fix the injustice” they created with their immigration policies after a damning report found they broke equa [...]

Read full article: Fix this injustice, Windrush campaigners...→
  • #Windrush
Home Office breached equality law over Windrush in 'shameful stain on history'

Home Office breached equality law over Windrush in 'shameful stain on history'

The Tory government dismissed fears because it wanted to pursue a "hostile environment" against immigrants, according to a damning report from the Equality and [...]

Read full article: Home Office breached equality law over W...→
  • #Windrush
Windrush campaigner to receive posthumous award

Windrush campaigner to receive posthumous award

A prominent Windrush campaigner who died this summer will receive a posthumous award.

Read full article: Windrush campaigner to receive posthumou...→
Racism within the Windrush compensation scheme

Racism within the Windrush compensation scheme

The Guardian’s Amelia Gentleman wrote her first story on the Windrush scandal almost three years ago – yet she is still hearing from people facing injustice. A [...]

Read full article: Racism within the Windrush compensation ...→
'The Windrush compensation scheme has an uncomfortable echo of original problems'

'The Windrush compensation scheme has an uncomfortable echo of original problems'

The Windrush compensation scheme process has an "uncomfortable echo" of original problems underlying the scandal, Guardian journalist Amelia Gentleman has told [...]

Read full article: 'The Windrush compensation scheme has an...→
Windrush: two years on, victims describe long waits and 'abysmal' payouts

Windrush: two years on, victims describe long waits and 'abysmal' payouts

Many people pushed into financial difficulties by Home Office errors are still waiting for compensation

Read full article: Windrush: two years on, victims describe...→
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Lewis Hamilton ends incredible year top of influential Black Powerlist 2021

Lewis Hamilton ends incredible year top of influential Black Powerlist 2021

The seven times World Champion is joined by footballer Marcus Rashford, actor Michaela Coel, and Windrush lawyer, Jacqueline McKenzie, who have made the list f [...]

Read full article: Lewis Hamilton ends incredible year top ...→
Only 12% of Windrush victims got compensation

Only 12% of Windrush victims got compensation

JUST 12 per cent of Windrush victims claiming compensation have received payouts, official figures showed yesterday.... Home Office data showed that a total of [...]

Read full article: Only 12% of Windrush victims got compens...→
Windrush report author attacks Home Office's response

Windrush report author attacks Home Office's response

Priti Patel’s department must swiftly prove its commitment to reform, says Wendy Williams

Read full article: Windrush report author attacks Home Offi...→
Home Office's £400m immigration unit bases policies on ‘assumptions and prejudice’, MPs warn

Home Office's £400m immigration unit bases policies on ‘assumptions and prejudice’, MPs warn

Public Accounts Committee says department has ‘frighteningly little grasp’ of impact of enforcement and warns next Windrush scandal could be ‘right around the [...]

Read full article: Home Office's £400m immigration unit bas...→
  • #Windrush
Tories' hostile environment has driven racism in Britain, damning report shows

Tories' hostile environment has driven racism in Britain, damning report shows

THE Tories’ hostile-environment policy has driven racism in society while failing to achieve its purpose of forcing people without status from Britain, a damni [...]

Read full article: Tories' hostile environment has driven r...→
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Can the Home Office be de-radicalised?

Can the Home Office be de-radicalised?

Next Wednesday, 2 December, as lockdown lifts but most of the population continues to avoid travel and steers clear of each other, the government will lock sev [...]

Read full article: Can the Home Office be de-radicalised?...→
Opinion: The Home Office failed black Britons affected by the Windrush scandal

Opinion: The Home Office failed black Britons affected by the Windrush scandal

On the anniversary of campaigner Hubert Howard's death, a tale of two men highlights the unlawful treatment of a whole generation

Read full article: Opinion: The Home Office failed black Br...→
Home Office ignored equality law in treatment of Windrush generation under 'hostile environment', says EHRC

Home Office ignored equality law in treatment of Windrush generation under 'hostile environment', says EHRC

Watchdog says officials repeatedly dismissed warnings that policy could have negative impact on Windrush generation

Read full article: Home Office ignored equality law in trea...→
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Home Office 'ignored laws' in Windrush storm

Home Office 'ignored laws' in Windrush storm

UK civil rights watchdog the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) found the failures to observe existing policy contributed to the Windrush scandal.

Read full article: Home Office 'ignored laws' in Windrush s...→
  • #Windrush
Windrush victim refused British citizenship despite wrongful passport confiscation

Windrush victim refused British citizenship despite wrongful passport confiscation

Former English teacher Ken Morgan’s passport was confiscated as he travelled back from a funeral in Jamaica in 1994

Read full article: Windrush victim refused British citizens...→
Sir Philip Rutnam: Civil servant who quit Home Office amid Patel row

Sir Philip Rutnam: Civil servant who quit Home Office amid Patel row

From the West Coast rail fiasco to the Windrush scandal, Sir Philip Rutnam faced controversy in his civil service career before apparently becoming embroiled i [...]

Read full article: Sir Philip Rutnam: Civil servant who qui...→
Inquiry launched into Windrush compensations after claims of ‘serious delays’

Inquiry launched into Windrush compensations after claims of ‘serious delays’

Only around 12 of Windrush victims claiming compensation have received payouts so far, according to the latest data.

Read full article: Inquiry launched into Windrush compensat...→
History could go up in smoke as most Brits haven’t digitised their past

History could go up in smoke as most Brits haven’t digitised their past

The content features diverse images that unite the nation including Armistice Day, Bonfire Night, carnivals, celebrations, the NHS, migration, Windrush and str [...]

Read full article: History could go up in smoke as most Bri...→
  • #Windrush
The Government has agreed only three claims by families of deceased Windrush victims

The Government has agreed only three claims by families of deceased Windrush victims

Campaigners have accused the authorities of failing to spread word of the compensation scheme among people living in Africa or the Caribbean

Read full article: The Government has agreed only three cla...→
Payouts made to 12 of Windrush compensation claimants

Payouts made to 12 of Windrush compensation claimants

Photo of HMT Empire Windrush dated 28/03/54... Around 12% of Windrush victims claiming compensation have received payouts, according to official figures.

Read full article: Payouts made to 12 of Windrush compensat...→
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David Olusoga on how the world wars and the Windrush shaped Britain

David Olusoga on how the world wars and the Windrush shaped Britain

The picture most British people have of the First World War is of soldiers fighting in trenches in northern Europe. But the first soldier in the British Army t [...]

Read full article: David Olusoga on how the world wars and ...→
Funeral announced for prominent Windrush campaigner Paulette Wilson

Funeral announced for prominent Windrush campaigner Paulette Wilson

The Windrush campaigner who was wrongly detained by the Home Office and threatened with deportation will be laid to rest in her hometown of Wolverhampton

Read full article: Funeral announced for prominent Windrush...→
Revisited: the Windrush scandal isn't over

Revisited: the Windrush scandal isn't over

Hubert Howard, a prominent Windrush victim, died recently without receiving compensation or a personal apology. Amelia Gentleman discusses his case

Read full article: Revisited: the Windrush scandal isn't ov...→
Black celebrities and activists urge airlines to reject Jamaica deportation flight

Black celebrities and activists urge airlines to reject Jamaica deportation flight

SCORES of black celebrities, Windrush campaigners and activists have urged airlines to not to operate a “wholly inappropriate” mass deportation flight of up to [...]

Read full article: Black celebrities and activists urge air...→
Windrush policies a ‘shameful stain on British history’, watchdog concludes

Windrush policies a ‘shameful stain on British history’, watchdog concludes

The Home Office unlawfully ignored warnings about the impact of its “hostile environment” immigration policy on the Windrush generation because of a tradition [...]

Read full article: Windrush policies a ‘shameful stain on B...→
  • #Windrush

Home Office failings ‘contributed to Windrush generation injustices’

The Home Office contributed to serious injustices faced by the Windrush generation by failing to comply with equality law when implementing "hostile" immigrati [...]

Read full article: Home Office failings ‘contributed to Win...→
  • #Windrush
Home Office failings contributed to Windrush generation injustices – report

Home Office failings contributed to Windrush generation injustices – report

A report looked into how the Home Office complied with the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) on its hostile environment policy agenda.

Read full article: Home Office failings contributed to Wind...→
  • #Windrush
Teach us about the slave trade, not the Tudors, say young campaigners

Teach us about the slave trade, not the Tudors, say young campaigners

All children should learn about Britain’s role in the slave trade and the sometimes bloody history of its empire, as well as braided hair and the Windrush gene [...]

Read full article: Teach us about the slave trade, not the ...→
  • #Windrush

Windrush Generation news - updated 24/7/365. Linking to the best sources from ar [...]

Windrush Generation news - updated 24/7/365. Linking to the best sources from around the world. The latest on the Windrush Generation including the Windrush Sc [...]

Read full article: Windrush Generation news - updated 24/7/...→
Black official quits ‘racist’ Windrush compensation scheme over its failure to help victims

Black official quits ‘racist’ Windrush compensation scheme over its failure to help victims

‘It’s not just racism. It is an unwillingness to look with any curiosity or genuine concern at the situation of victims’

Read full article: Black official quits ‘racist’ Windrush c...→
Welsh NHS worker left destitute because of Windrush scandal

Welsh NHS worker left destitute because of Windrush scandal

A lawyer representing victims of the scandal in Wales said they were "terrified" to come forward

Read full article: Welsh NHS worker left destitute because ...→
  • #Windrush
 Opinion: The Windrush generation deserves to be depicted as the victors they are

Opinion: The Windrush generation deserves to be depicted as the victors they are

Since news of the betrayal broke in 2018, another phenomenon has materialized. To those first introduced to the terminology through media coverage, it has come [...]

Read full article: Opinion: The Windrush generation deserv...→
Paulette Wilson: Crowds gather at funeral of Wolverhampton's 'Windrush champion'

Paulette Wilson: Crowds gather at funeral of Wolverhampton's 'Windrush champion'

Hundreds of mourners gathered to pay their respects to 'Windrush champion' Paulette Wilson at her funeral today.

Read full article: Paulette Wilson: Crowds gather at funera...→
Family still waiting for answers over Windrush campaigner's burial one day before funeral

Family still waiting for answers over Windrush campaigner's burial one day before funeral

The family of a hero Windrush campaigner who died recently are still waiting for answers about her burial a day before her funeral.

Read full article: Family still waiting for answers over Wi...→
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Nine in 10 Windrush applicants still waiting for compensation payouts

Nine in 10 Windrush applicants still waiting for compensation payouts

New data shows just 143 out of 1,480 applicants to scheme have had their claims settled

Read full article: Nine in 10 Windrush applicants still wai...→
  • #Windrush
Jamaica flight risks repeating injustices of Windrush, Labour warns

Jamaica flight risks repeating injustices of Windrush, Labour warns

LABOUR has expressed “serious concerns” that a deportation flight to Jamaica this week risks repeating the injustices of the Windrush scandal.... Up to 50 peop [...]

Read full article: Jamaica flight risks repeating injustice...→
  • #Windrush
Black celebrities and activists urge airlines to reject Jamaica deportation flight

Black celebrities and activists urge airlines to reject Jamaica deportation flight

SCORES of black celebrities, Windrush campaigners and activists have urged airlines to not to operate a “wholly inappropriate” mass deportation flight of up to [...]

Read full article: Black celebrities and activists urge air...→
Fix this injustice, Windrush campaigners urge after damning report

Fix this injustice, Windrush campaigners urge after damning report

Windrush campaigners today told the Government to “fix the injustice” they created with their immigration policies after a damning report found they broke equa [...]

Read full article: Fix this injustice, Windrush campaigners...→
  • #Windrush
Windrush policies a ‘shameful stain on British history’, watchdog concludes

Windrush policies a ‘shameful stain on British history’, watchdog concludes

The Home Office unlawfully ignored warnings about the impact of its “hostile environment” immigration policy on the Windrush generation because of a tradition [...]

Read full article: Windrush policies a ‘shameful stain on B...→
  • #Windrush
Home Office ignored equality law in treatment of Windrush generation under 'hostile environment', says EHRC

Home Office ignored equality law in treatment of Windrush generation under 'hostile environment', says EHRC

Watchdog says officials repeatedly dismissed warnings that policy could have negative impact on Windrush generation

Read full article: Home Office ignored equality law in trea...→
  • #Windrush
Windrush campaigner to receive posthumous award

Windrush campaigner to receive posthumous award

A prominent Windrush campaigner who died this summer will receive a posthumous award.

Read full article: Windrush campaigner to receive posthumou...→
Home Office failings contributed to Windrush generation injustices – report

Home Office failings contributed to Windrush generation injustices – report

A report looked into how the Home Office complied with the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) on its hostile environment policy agenda.

Read full article: Home Office failings contributed to Wind...→
  • #Windrush
Windrush victim refused British citizenship despite wrongful passport confiscation

Windrush victim refused British citizenship despite wrongful passport confiscation

Former English teacher Ken Morgan’s passport was confiscated as he travelled back from a funeral in Jamaica in 1994

Read full article: Windrush victim refused British citizens...→
'The Windrush compensation scheme has an uncomfortable echo of original problems'

'The Windrush compensation scheme has an uncomfortable echo of original problems'

The Windrush compensation scheme process has an "uncomfortable echo" of original problems underlying the scandal, Guardian journalist Amelia Gentleman has told [...]

Read full article: 'The Windrush compensation scheme has an...→

Windrush Generation news - updated 24/7/365. Linking to the best sources from ar [...]

Windrush Generation news - updated 24/7/365. Linking to the best sources from around the world. The latest on the Windrush Generation including the Windrush Sc [...]

Read full article: Windrush Generation news - updated 24/7/...→
Inquiry launched into Windrush compensations after claims of ‘serious delays’

Inquiry launched into Windrush compensations after claims of ‘serious delays’

Only around 12 of Windrush victims claiming compensation have received payouts so far, according to the latest data.

Read full article: Inquiry launched into Windrush compensat...→
Lewis Hamilton ends incredible year top of influential Black Powerlist 2021

Lewis Hamilton ends incredible year top of influential Black Powerlist 2021

The seven times World Champion is joined by footballer Marcus Rashford, actor Michaela Coel, and Windrush lawyer, Jacqueline McKenzie, who have made the list f [...]

Read full article: Lewis Hamilton ends incredible year top ...→
The Government has agreed only three claims by families of deceased Windrush victims

The Government has agreed only three claims by families of deceased Windrush victims

Campaigners have accused the authorities of failing to spread word of the compensation scheme among people living in Africa or the Caribbean

Read full article: The Government has agreed only three cla...→
 Opinion: The Windrush generation deserves to be depicted as the victors they are

Opinion: The Windrush generation deserves to be depicted as the victors they are

Since news of the betrayal broke in 2018, another phenomenon has materialized. To those first introduced to the terminology through media coverage, it has come [...]

Read full article: Opinion: The Windrush generation deserv...→
David Olusoga on how the world wars and the Windrush shaped Britain

David Olusoga on how the world wars and the Windrush shaped Britain

The picture most British people have of the First World War is of soldiers fighting in trenches in northern Europe. But the first soldier in the British Army t [...]

Read full article: David Olusoga on how the world wars and ...→
Tories' hostile environment has driven racism in Britain, damning report shows

Tories' hostile environment has driven racism in Britain, damning report shows

THE Tories’ hostile-environment policy has driven racism in society while failing to achieve its purpose of forcing people without status from Britain, a damni [...]

Read full article: Tories' hostile environment has driven r...→
  • #Windrush
Family still waiting for answers over Windrush campaigner's burial one day before funeral

Family still waiting for answers over Windrush campaigner's burial one day before funeral

The family of a hero Windrush campaigner who died recently are still waiting for answers about her burial a day before her funeral.

Read full article: Family still waiting for answers over Wi...→
  • #Windrush
Revisited: the Windrush scandal isn't over

Revisited: the Windrush scandal isn't over

Hubert Howard, a prominent Windrush victim, died recently without receiving compensation or a personal apology. Amelia Gentleman discusses his case

Read full article: Revisited: the Windrush scandal isn't ov...→
Can the Home Office be de-radicalised?

Can the Home Office be de-radicalised?

Next Wednesday, 2 December, as lockdown lifts but most of the population continues to avoid travel and steers clear of each other, the government will lock sev [...]

Read full article: Can the Home Office be de-radicalised?...→
Government knowingly broke equality laws when implementing the hostile environment, report reveals

Government knowingly broke equality laws when implementing the hostile environment, report reveals

THE government knowingly broke equality laws when implementing “hostile environment” measures which led to the Windrush scandal, a report by the Equality and H [...]

Read full article: Government knowingly broke equality laws...→
  • #Windrush
Opinion: The Home Office failed black Britons affected by the Windrush scandal

Opinion: The Home Office failed black Britons affected by the Windrush scandal

On the anniversary of campaigner Hubert Howard's death, a tale of two men highlights the unlawful treatment of a whole generation

Read full article: Opinion: The Home Office failed black Br...→
Home Office breached equality law over Windrush in 'shameful stain on history'

Home Office breached equality law over Windrush in 'shameful stain on history'

The Tory government dismissed fears because it wanted to pursue a "hostile environment" against immigrants, according to a damning report from the Equality and [...]

Read full article: Home Office breached equality law over W...→
  • #Windrush

Home Office failings ‘contributed to Windrush generation injustices’

The Home Office contributed to serious injustices faced by the Windrush generation by failing to comply with equality law when implementing "hostile" immigrati [...]

Read full article: Home Office failings ‘contributed to Win...→
  • #Windrush
Home Office 'ignored laws' in Windrush storm

Home Office 'ignored laws' in Windrush storm

UK civil rights watchdog the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) found the failures to observe existing policy contributed to the Windrush scandal.

Read full article: Home Office 'ignored laws' in Windrush s...→
  • #Windrush
Racism within the Windrush compensation scheme

Racism within the Windrush compensation scheme

The Guardian’s Amelia Gentleman wrote her first story on the Windrush scandal almost three years ago – yet she is still hearing from people facing injustice. A [...]

Read full article: Racism within the Windrush compensation ...→
Teach us about the slave trade, not the Tudors, say young campaigners

Teach us about the slave trade, not the Tudors, say young campaigners

All children should learn about Britain’s role in the slave trade and the sometimes bloody history of its empire, as well as braided hair and the Windrush gene [...]

Read full article: Teach us about the slave trade, not the ...→
  • #Windrush
Sir Philip Rutnam: Civil servant who quit Home Office amid Patel row

Sir Philip Rutnam: Civil servant who quit Home Office amid Patel row

From the West Coast rail fiasco to the Windrush scandal, Sir Philip Rutnam faced controversy in his civil service career before apparently becoming embroiled i [...]

Read full article: Sir Philip Rutnam: Civil servant who qui...→
Windrush: two years on, victims describe long waits and 'abysmal' payouts

Windrush: two years on, victims describe long waits and 'abysmal' payouts

Many people pushed into financial difficulties by Home Office errors are still waiting for compensation

Read full article: Windrush: two years on, victims describe...→
  • #Windrush
Black official quits ‘racist’ Windrush compensation scheme over its failure to help victims

Black official quits ‘racist’ Windrush compensation scheme over its failure to help victims

‘It’s not just racism. It is an unwillingness to look with any curiosity or genuine concern at the situation of victims’

Read full article: Black official quits ‘racist’ Windrush c...→
History could go up in smoke as most Brits haven’t digitised their past

History could go up in smoke as most Brits haven’t digitised their past

The content features diverse images that unite the nation including Armistice Day, Bonfire Night, carnivals, celebrations, the NHS, migration, Windrush and str [...]

Read full article: History could go up in smoke as most Bri...→
  • #Windrush
Only 12% of Windrush victims got compensation

Only 12% of Windrush victims got compensation

JUST 12 per cent of Windrush victims claiming compensation have received payouts, official figures showed yesterday.... Home Office data showed that a total of [...]

Read full article: Only 12% of Windrush victims got compens...→
Welsh NHS worker left destitute because of Windrush scandal

Welsh NHS worker left destitute because of Windrush scandal

A lawyer representing victims of the scandal in Wales said they were "terrified" to come forward

Read full article: Welsh NHS worker left destitute because ...→
  • #Windrush
Payouts made to 12 of Windrush compensation claimants

Payouts made to 12 of Windrush compensation claimants

Photo of HMT Empire Windrush dated 28/03/54... Around 12% of Windrush victims claiming compensation have received payouts, according to official figures.

Read full article: Payouts made to 12 of Windrush compensat...→
  • #Windrush
Windrush report author attacks Home Office's response

Windrush report author attacks Home Office's response

Priti Patel’s department must swiftly prove its commitment to reform, says Wendy Williams

Read full article: Windrush report author attacks Home Offi...→
Home Office's £400m immigration unit bases policies on ‘assumptions and prejudice’, MPs warn

Home Office's £400m immigration unit bases policies on ‘assumptions and prejudice’, MPs warn

Public Accounts Committee says department has ‘frighteningly little grasp’ of impact of enforcement and warns next Windrush scandal could be ‘right around the [...]

Read full article: Home Office's £400m immigration unit bas...→
  • #Windrush
Paulette Wilson: Crowds gather at funeral of Wolverhampton's 'Windrush champion'

Paulette Wilson: Crowds gather at funeral of Wolverhampton's 'Windrush champion'

Hundreds of mourners gathered to pay their respects to 'Windrush champion' Paulette Wilson at her funeral today.

Read full article: Paulette Wilson: Crowds gather at funera...→
Funeral announced for prominent Windrush campaigner Paulette Wilson

Funeral announced for prominent Windrush campaigner Paulette Wilson

The Windrush campaigner who was wrongly detained by the Home Office and threatened with deportation will be laid to rest in her hometown of Wolverhampton

Read full article: Funeral announced for prominent Windrush...→
Nine in 10 Windrush applicants still waiting for compensation payouts

Nine in 10 Windrush applicants still waiting for compensation payouts

New data shows just 143 out of 1,480 applicants to scheme have had their claims settled

Read full article: Nine in 10 Windrush applicants still wai...→
  • #Windrush
Jamaica flight risks repeating injustices of Windrush, Labour warns

Jamaica flight risks repeating injustices of Windrush, Labour warns

LABOUR has expressed “serious concerns” that a deportation flight to Jamaica this week risks repeating the injustices of the Windrush scandal.... Up to 50 peop [...]

Read full article: Jamaica flight risks repeating injustice...→
  • #Windrush
Can the Home Office be de-radicalised?

Can the Home Office be de-radicalised?

Next Wednesday, 2 December, as lockdown lifts but most of the population continues to avoid travel and steers clear of each other, the government will lock sev [...]

Read full article: Can the Home Office be de-radicalised?...→
Black celebrities and activists urge airlines to reject Jamaica deportation flight

Black celebrities and activists urge airlines to reject Jamaica deportation flight

SCORES of black celebrities, Windrush campaigners and activists have urged airlines to not to operate a “wholly inappropriate” mass deportation flight of up to [...]

Read full article: Black celebrities and activists urge air...→
Government knowingly broke equality laws when implementing the hostile environment, report reveals

Government knowingly broke equality laws when implementing the hostile environment, report reveals

THE government knowingly broke equality laws when implementing “hostile environment” measures which led to the Windrush scandal, a report by the Equality and H [...]

Read full article: Government knowingly broke equality laws...→
  • #Windrush
Fix this injustice, Windrush campaigners urge after damning report

Fix this injustice, Windrush campaigners urge after damning report

Windrush campaigners today told the Government to “fix the injustice” they created with their immigration policies after a damning report found they broke equa [...]

Read full article: Fix this injustice, Windrush campaigners...→
  • #Windrush
Opinion: The Home Office failed black Britons affected by the Windrush scandal

Opinion: The Home Office failed black Britons affected by the Windrush scandal

On the anniversary of campaigner Hubert Howard's death, a tale of two men highlights the unlawful treatment of a whole generation

Read full article: Opinion: The Home Office failed black Br...→
Windrush policies a ‘shameful stain on British history’, watchdog concludes

Windrush policies a ‘shameful stain on British history’, watchdog concludes

The Home Office unlawfully ignored warnings about the impact of its “hostile environment” immigration policy on the Windrush generation because of a tradition [...]

Read full article: Windrush policies a ‘shameful stain on B...→
  • #Windrush
Home Office breached equality law over Windrush in 'shameful stain on history'

Home Office breached equality law over Windrush in 'shameful stain on history'

The Tory government dismissed fears because it wanted to pursue a "hostile environment" against immigrants, according to a damning report from the Equality and [...]

Read full article: Home Office breached equality law over W...→
  • #Windrush
Home Office ignored equality law in treatment of Windrush generation under 'hostile environment', says EHRC

Home Office ignored equality law in treatment of Windrush generation under 'hostile environment', says EHRC

Watchdog says officials repeatedly dismissed warnings that policy could have negative impact on Windrush generation

Read full article: Home Office ignored equality law in trea...→
  • #Windrush

Home Office failings ‘contributed to Windrush generation injustices’

The Home Office contributed to serious injustices faced by the Windrush generation by failing to comply with equality law when implementing "hostile" immigrati [...]

Read full article: Home Office failings ‘contributed to Win...→
  • #Windrush
Windrush campaigner to receive posthumous award

Windrush campaigner to receive posthumous award

A prominent Windrush campaigner who died this summer will receive a posthumous award.

Read full article: Windrush campaigner to receive posthumou...→
Home Office 'ignored laws' in Windrush storm

Home Office 'ignored laws' in Windrush storm

UK civil rights watchdog the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) found the failures to observe existing policy contributed to the Windrush scandal.

Read full article: Home Office 'ignored laws' in Windrush s...→
  • #Windrush
Home Office failings contributed to Windrush generation injustices – report

Home Office failings contributed to Windrush generation injustices – report

A report looked into how the Home Office complied with the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) on its hostile environment policy agenda.

Read full article: Home Office failings contributed to Wind...→
  • #Windrush
Racism within the Windrush compensation scheme

Racism within the Windrush compensation scheme

The Guardian’s Amelia Gentleman wrote her first story on the Windrush scandal almost three years ago – yet she is still hearing from people facing injustice. A [...]

Read full article: Racism within the Windrush compensation ...→
Windrush victim refused British citizenship despite wrongful passport confiscation

Windrush victim refused British citizenship despite wrongful passport confiscation

Former English teacher Ken Morgan’s passport was confiscated as he travelled back from a funeral in Jamaica in 1994

Read full article: Windrush victim refused British citizens...→
Teach us about the slave trade, not the Tudors, say young campaigners

Teach us about the slave trade, not the Tudors, say young campaigners

All children should learn about Britain’s role in the slave trade and the sometimes bloody history of its empire, as well as braided hair and the Windrush gene [...]

Read full article: Teach us about the slave trade, not the ...→
  • #Windrush
'The Windrush compensation scheme has an uncomfortable echo of original problems'

'The Windrush compensation scheme has an uncomfortable echo of original problems'

The Windrush compensation scheme process has an "uncomfortable echo" of original problems underlying the scandal, Guardian journalist Amelia Gentleman has told [...]

Read full article: 'The Windrush compensation scheme has an...→
Sir Philip Rutnam: Civil servant who quit Home Office amid Patel row

Sir Philip Rutnam: Civil servant who quit Home Office amid Patel row

From the West Coast rail fiasco to the Windrush scandal, Sir Philip Rutnam faced controversy in his civil service career before apparently becoming embroiled i [...]

Read full article: Sir Philip Rutnam: Civil servant who qui...→

Windrush Generation news - updated 24/7/365. Linking to the best sources from ar [...]

Windrush Generation news - updated 24/7/365. Linking to the best sources from around the world. The latest on the Windrush Generation including the Windrush Sc [...]

Read full article: Windrush Generation news - updated 24/7/...→
Windrush: two years on, victims describe long waits and 'abysmal' payouts

Windrush: two years on, victims describe long waits and 'abysmal' payouts

Many people pushed into financial difficulties by Home Office errors are still waiting for compensation

Read full article: Windrush: two years on, victims describe...→
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Inquiry launched into Windrush compensations after claims of ‘serious delays’

Inquiry launched into Windrush compensations after claims of ‘serious delays’

Only around 12 of Windrush victims claiming compensation have received payouts so far, according to the latest data.

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Black official quits ‘racist’ Windrush compensation scheme over its failure to help victims

Black official quits ‘racist’ Windrush compensation scheme over its failure to help victims

‘It’s not just racism. It is an unwillingness to look with any curiosity or genuine concern at the situation of victims’

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Lewis Hamilton ends incredible year top of influential Black Powerlist 2021

Lewis Hamilton ends incredible year top of influential Black Powerlist 2021

The seven times World Champion is joined by footballer Marcus Rashford, actor Michaela Coel, and Windrush lawyer, Jacqueline McKenzie, who have made the list f [...]

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History could go up in smoke as most Brits haven’t digitised their past

History could go up in smoke as most Brits haven’t digitised their past

The content features diverse images that unite the nation including Armistice Day, Bonfire Night, carnivals, celebrations, the NHS, migration, Windrush and str [...]

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Only 12% of Windrush victims got compensation

Only 12% of Windrush victims got compensation

JUST 12 per cent of Windrush victims claiming compensation have received payouts, official figures showed yesterday.... Home Office data showed that a total of [...]

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The Government has agreed only three claims by families of deceased Windrush victims

The Government has agreed only three claims by families of deceased Windrush victims

Campaigners have accused the authorities of failing to spread word of the compensation scheme among people living in Africa or the Caribbean

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Welsh NHS worker left destitute because of Windrush scandal

Welsh NHS worker left destitute because of Windrush scandal

A lawyer representing victims of the scandal in Wales said they were "terrified" to come forward

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Payouts made to 12 of Windrush compensation claimants

Payouts made to 12 of Windrush compensation claimants

Photo of HMT Empire Windrush dated 28/03/54... Around 12% of Windrush victims claiming compensation have received payouts, according to official figures.

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 Opinion: The Windrush generation deserves to be depicted as the victors they are

Opinion: The Windrush generation deserves to be depicted as the victors they are

Since news of the betrayal broke in 2018, another phenomenon has materialized. To those first introduced to the terminology through media coverage, it has come [...]

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Windrush report author attacks Home Office's response

Windrush report author attacks Home Office's response

Priti Patel’s department must swiftly prove its commitment to reform, says Wendy Williams

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David Olusoga on how the world wars and the Windrush shaped Britain

David Olusoga on how the world wars and the Windrush shaped Britain

The picture most British people have of the First World War is of soldiers fighting in trenches in northern Europe. But the first soldier in the British Army t [...]

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Home Office's £400m immigration unit bases policies on ‘assumptions and prejudice’, MPs warn

Home Office's £400m immigration unit bases policies on ‘assumptions and prejudice’, MPs warn

Public Accounts Committee says department has ‘frighteningly little grasp’ of impact of enforcement and warns next Windrush scandal could be ‘right around the [...]

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Paulette Wilson: Crowds gather at funeral of Wolverhampton's 'Windrush champion'

Paulette Wilson: Crowds gather at funeral of Wolverhampton's 'Windrush champion'

Hundreds of mourners gathered to pay their respects to 'Windrush champion' Paulette Wilson at her funeral today.

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Tories' hostile environment has driven racism in Britain, damning report shows

Tories' hostile environment has driven racism in Britain, damning report shows

THE Tories’ hostile-environment policy has driven racism in society while failing to achieve its purpose of forcing people without status from Britain, a damni [...]

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Funeral announced for prominent Windrush campaigner Paulette Wilson

Funeral announced for prominent Windrush campaigner Paulette Wilson

The Windrush campaigner who was wrongly detained by the Home Office and threatened with deportation will be laid to rest in her hometown of Wolverhampton

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Family still waiting for answers over Windrush campaigner's burial one day before funeral

Family still waiting for answers over Windrush campaigner's burial one day before funeral

The family of a hero Windrush campaigner who died recently are still waiting for answers about her burial a day before her funeral.

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Revisited: the Windrush scandal isn't over

Revisited: the Windrush scandal isn't over

Hubert Howard, a prominent Windrush victim, died recently without receiving compensation or a personal apology. Amelia Gentleman discusses his case

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Nine in 10 Windrush applicants still waiting for compensation payouts

Nine in 10 Windrush applicants still waiting for compensation payouts

New data shows just 143 out of 1,480 applicants to scheme have had their claims settled

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