The Home Office is an obstacle in itself to delivering compensation for Windrush

December 09, 2021

The Windrush compensation scheme, which was launched more than two years ago to compensate thousands of British and Commonwealth citizens detained, deported or denied legal rights after wrongly being classified as illegal immigrants, continues to plague the Home Office, as claimants face delay, uncertainty, skepticism and disrespect.

In this commentary for The Times, Dechert partner Tim Bowden, who was part of Justice’s working group related to the scheme, provides recommendations for politically expedient and successful resolution. 

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