Windrush Compensation Scheme casework guidance

Guidance for decision makers considering cases under the Windrush Compensation Scheme.


Windrush Compensation Scheme casework guidance

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This document tells those in the caseworker team how to consider claims under the Windrush Compensation Scheme.

Applicants who wish to make a claim should visit the Windrush Compensation Scheme page.

Any archived version provided on this page is for reference only and is no longer current guidance.

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Published 4 April 2019
Last updated 22 AugustSeptember 2022 + show all updates
  1. Added version 9.0 of guidance.

  2. Updated to reflect changes to the scheme. New section: minimum amount of information required; Updated section: homelessness; Updated section: impact on life; Updated section: preliminary award; Updated section: referrals to medical experts; New section: living costs; Updated section: non-reviewable decisions.

  3. Replaced guidance with a new version.

  4. Updated guidance.

  5. Updated guidance.

  6. Updated guidance.

  7. Uploaded version 4 of Windrush Compensation Scheme casework guidance and archived version 3.

  8. Updated Windrush compensation scheme casework guidance.

  9. New document added.

  10. First published.