Amber Rudd: Windrush generation treatment ‘appalling’

The home secretary has apologised for the treatment of the Windrush generation, saying it was “wrong” and “appalling” that some face deportation.

Many immigrants who arrived from the Commonwealth decades ago as children have been told they are here illegally.

Amber Rudd said they would be helped to attain required documents for free and added she was concerned her department “sometimes loses sight” of individuals.

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.Read More…..

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