Policy item - Windrush

Date: January 2019


This briefing paper, updated in January 2019, provides an overview of the context of the ‘Windrush scandal’ for councils and other service providers in the Yorkshire and Humber region.

The briefing covers:

  • who the Windrush generation are
  • how the ‘Windrush scandal’ evolved
  • how many people could be affected
  • political responses
  • broader effects of the ‘Windrush scandal’
  • Windrush in Yorkshire and Humber
  • further practical information
Background information documents:
Windrush - briefing paper [445 KB]
Updated January 2019
Windrush - summary of briefing paper [252 KB]
Updated January 2019

Source: Migration Yorkshire

Contact for more information:
Vanja Celebicic
Policy and research officer
Phone: 0113 535 0647

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