Windrush Compensation Scheme, Homeworking in the UK, and Policing the Coronavirus Lockdown – New Official Publications 04.05.20

University of Glasgow Library Blog

Newly published official publications from :

Westminster and the UK Government

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Windrush Compensation Scheme – “The Government has set up a scheme to compensate those affected by the Windrush scandal. This briefing explains the scheme and considers criticisms of it so far.

On 6 May 2020, the House of Lords is due to hold a debate on the Windrush compensation scheme.

In late 2017, the Guardian published a series of articles drawing attention to certain immigration cases. They highlighted the cases of longstanding UK residents who were facing deportation because of difficulties proving their lawful immigration status. Over the following months, continued coverage told stories of individuals who had lost jobs and homes, as well as their access to healthcare and the welfare state, because of these issues. The group affected is…

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