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The Windrush Generation: Who are they, why are they facing problems and how did the scandal unravel?

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Who are the “Windrush generation”?

Those arriving in the UK between 1948 and 1971 from Caribbean countries have been labelled the Windrush generation.  This is a reference to the ship MV Empire Windrush, which arrived at Tilbury Docks, Essex, on 22 June 1948, bringing workers from Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and other islands, as a response to post-war labour shortages in the UK.  The ship carried 492 passengers – many of them children.

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