Jamaica deportation: Home Office flight leaves UK despite court ruling

A Home Office flight deporting convicted offenders to Jamaica has left the UK, despite a last-minute legal challenge on Monday night.

Downing Street said there were 17 people on the flight.

The court order stopped the government deporting 25 others who had been due to leave, amid concerns they may not have had access to legal advice.

Tonique Kerr said her husband, who was due to be deported, was among those taken off the flight.

“We don’t know what’s happening,” she told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme.Read More…https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-51456387

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