Closed consultation

Windrush compensation scheme

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We are seeking your views on some of the important design features of a compensation scheme.

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Consultation description

We have extended the consultation period to allow more interested parties to have their say. It will now close on 16 November at 5pm.

This consultation paper outlines our proposed compensation scheme to help redress the impact on the Windrush generation who have faced difficulties in demonstrating their lawful status under the immigration system.

The compensation scheme will build on the measures already introduced by the government to right the wrongs experienced by members of the Windrush generation. A call for evidence was published on 10 May.

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Windrush compensation consultation (web accessible)

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Published 19 July 2018
Last updated 11 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Consultation closing date extended to 16 November.
  2. First published.