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Windrush descendants lose high court fight to expand scheme

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Four Windrush generation descendants have lost their high court battle for the scheme for victims to be widened to include them. Yvonne Williams, Yvonne Smith, Jennifer Ulett-Hall and Damian Gabrielle argued in the hi...

Blue Bayou review – painful drama about the US’s answer to the Windrush scandal

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America’s equivalent of the UK’s Windrush scandal is the driving force behind this fierce heartbreaker from Korean-American star Justin Chon, who played Erik in the Twilight saga and got his directing breakthrough in ...

The Home Office can’t be trusted to properly compensate Windrush victims

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Charlotte Tobierre is a friend of mine and a fellow Windrush activist. Her father, Thomas, is a Windrush victim: he lost his job, his pension and his dignity when the Home Office wrongly stripped him of his status, 60...

Artist Basil Watson to design Windrush monument in London

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The internationally renowned artist Basil Watson has been chosen to design a permanent national Windrush monument that will be unveiled in Waterloo next year, despite criticism of its location in London. The statue, w ...

Windrush -aktiviste het 'walg' nadat hulle op die Tory -konferensie weggewys is

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Twee Windrush -kampvegters het gesê hulle voel verneder en verbaas nadat hulle toegang tot die konserwatiewe partykonferensie in Manchester geweier is, ten spyte daarvan dat hulle volle akkreditasie vir £ 225 elk verleen is. ...

Fruit sculptures in Hackney honour Windrush generation

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The first permanent artwork to honour the Windrush generation in the UK has been unveiled in the east London borough of Hackney, as councils across the country kick off the first day of Black History Month. The work, ...

Standing Firm: Football’s Windrush Story review – a damning history lesson with Benjamin Zephaniah

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When Hope Powell became the first black coach of the England women’s team in 1998, she grew her dreadlocks. It was a statement of pride in who she is. “I was quite militant,” she tells this film’s presenter, poet Benj...

Windrush victims launch legal action over compensation delays

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Two victims of the Windrush scandal have launched legal proceedings against the Home Office over protracted delays in issuing compensation, asking for clarity on how claims can be expedited. Both Henry Vaughan, 67, 'n ...

Statue celebrating the NHS’s Windrush nurses unveiled in London

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A statue commemorating the 40,000 Windrush and Commonwealth midwives and nurses who have answered the call to work for the NHS has been unveiled in London. The granite sculpture of a woman holding a baby outside the W...

Home Office misluk weer Windrush -generasie, spandeer waghond vind

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Die Windrush -generasie word deur die binnelandse kantoor 'weer' misluk as gevolg van fundamentele probleme in die vergoedingskema vir Britse burgers wat as onwettige immigrante geklassifiseer is, parlement se besteding waak ...

Remove Windrush payout scheme from Home Office, urges Labour

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The Windrush compensation scheme should be removed from the Home Office’s administration and passed to another department, Labour has said during a parliamentary debate. The Home Office minister Kit Malthouse rejected...

Plaque honouring Windrush campaigner unveiled at Enoch Powell office

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A memorial plaque honouring campaigner Paulette Wilson has been unveiled on the Wolverhampton building that used to house Enoch Powell’s constituency office, as part of a commemoration ceremony to mark Windrush Day. W...

‘My parents’ trauma is my trauma’ – Veronica Ryan on making first Windrush monument

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Veronica Ryan’s handbag is always heavy. The British sculptor has been a collector since childhood, and her bag is her toolbox, her magpie’s nest, her anchor for a life lived in many places. It’s also fertile ground. ...

Windrush failings left man threatened with forcible return to Jamaica in his final years

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The Home Office made repeated errors that caused a man who had lived in the UK for more than 50 years to be classified as an illegal immigrant and threatened with arrest, prison and forcible removal, the parliamentary...

Windrush victims not compensated quickly enough, verslag vind

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The Home Office has failed to compensate victims of the Windrush scandal quickly enough, a critical National Audit Office (GEEN) investigation into the compensation scheme has found. The NAO investigation attempts to e...

Windrush scandal: 21 people have died before receiving compensation

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The Home Office has revealed that 21 people have died while waiting for Windrush compensation claims to be paid, amid continuing concern that the scheme is taking too long to make payments to elderly people affected b...

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