Amber Rudd: #Windrush generation treatment ‘appalling’

Amber Rudd: Windrush generation treatment ‘appalling’ – BBC News – Labour’s David Lammy said it was a “day of national shame”.

The Tottenham MP said it was “inhumane and cruel” that it had taken the government so long to act.

Thousands of people arrived in the UK as children in the first wave of Commonwealth immigration 70 years ago.

They are known as the Windrush generation – a reference to the ship, the Empire Windrush, that brought workers from the West Indies to Britain in 1948.

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