Thursday, March 19, 2020

“Institutional ignorance and thoughtlessness”

The Home Office, Inspector of Constabulary Wendy Williams, the report's author, states that the fiasco which saw people with a right to live in the UK wrongfully detained or deported to the Caribbean was "foreseeable and avoidable".

Ms Williams accuses successive governments of trying to demonstrate they were being tough on immigration by tightening immigration control and passing laws creating, and then expanding the hostile environment, with a "complete disregard" for the Windrush generation.

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