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The National Disgrace that is Windrush

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David Lammy was brilliant. Totally unbelievable the way the Windrush people, encouraged to come to the UK, as British subjects, to work on the buses, factories and in agriculture, have been treated with such contempt.  Never was there a more callous and incompetent Government.  May has been so successful in creating the hostile environment for migrants that she so desired. Unable to answer any questions regarding whether anyone has been deported, how many have been detained in centres, how many have lost their jobs, benefits and now it would also seem - their lives.  Utterly disgraceful.  You only wish you were more surprised. 

Theresa May does not have a leg to stand on. Here is the link to the debate on third reading of The Immigration Bill in 2014 https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmhansrd/cm140130/debtext/140130-0004.htm#14013062003170

At that time this is what Corbyn had to say:
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Jeremy Corbyn: I will vote against the Bill on Third Reading for a large number of reasons. We have ordained that the Home Secretary will have executive power to take away citizenship in the future and to create a generation of stateless people. The handing over of that power is, I think, a very dangerous thing for any Parliament to do.

We have a number of other serious concerns about the Bill, such as those covered in the points raised by my hon. Friend the Member for Hayes and Harlington (John McDonnell) about the forced removal of people; the death of Jimmy Mubenga, which was mentioned by the hon. Member for Brent Central (Sarah Teather); the use of the detention system; the denial of health care access; the problems of forcing landlords to become agents of the Home Office; and the reality of life for those people who have legitimately sought asylum in 

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Britain and are starving on the streets of our cities because we do not have a system in place to give them proper support. The Bill does not answer any of those problems. It is based on prejudice and headline chasing and has nothing to do with the real needs of people who are desperately seeking support, help and assistance rather than the cold behaviour shown by the Government today.'

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Despite the fact that more and more sad stories of racism and injustice are emerging every day, it doesn't look as though any heads will roll. The UK Government do not consider themselves to be accountable.  Amber Rudd says she did not recognise a pattern or a problem regarding the many individual cases regarding deportation threats and people unable to return to UK, acquire British passports, get health care etc etc  Despite the fact that she had targets to met and had assured the P.M. that she would 'hunt them down'. 
You are right, Mary. It beggars belief.

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'Deport them first and let them appeal afterwards'..........the mantra of Theresa May when Home Secretary.

A cruel, vicious nasty attitude made public policy. And, irony on irony, with the exodus of EU staff from the NHS where has the UK Government gone to run advertising campaigns for nurses to come work in the NHS.....the Caribbean

Yet still they ride high in the opinion polls....the majority of UK voters are condoning this behaviour  

 

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Rudd resigns; Javid takes her place, the vile party keeps its quota of vile people in Government 

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When you look at his voting record, he's hardly the person to create a new culture at the Home Office.  I hear there are still private flights going out deporting people They shouldn't have these detention centres. Legal migrants are locked up and found guilty without a trial. Looks to me like a breach of human rights.

 

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