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Windrush Compensation Scheme information guide

The government's Windrush Compensation Scheme compensates members of the Windrush Generation who legally migrated to the UK from Commonwealth countries between 1948 and 1973, but suffered losses because of unfair treatment as illegal immigrants. Download the guide to find out how to apply.

This guide outlines what the compensation scheme is and how to apply for it. It covers:

  • who can claim compensation
  • what losses you can claim for
  • how much you could claim
  • how to apply.

Download your guide (PDF, 290 KB)

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Last updated: Jun 18 2024

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