Labour MP David Lammy: My constituent arrived from Jamaica in 1964 aged 6. Now he’s received notice of deportation

Labour MP David Lammy writes on Facebook: “I am disgusted and appalled by the case I have just received. My constituent arrived from Jamaica in 1964 aged 6. He has shown me his letter from the Home Office telling him that he will be deported despite having a National Insurance card from 1974 & NHS documentation from 1964.

“The Home Secretary and the Immigration Minister you must sort this today. Why is my constituent being treated like an illegal immigrant despite providing documentation from 1964? This is an outrageous miscarriage of justice. Grant him his citizenship and passport.

“I have had 6 Windrush cases come in this morning already at it is only half past 11. Each case is heartbreaking and an utterly shameful indictment of this government. I am so angry at the way my constituents have been treated. The scale of this crisis is absolutely unfathomable.”

I am disgusted and appalled by the case I have just received. My constituent arrived from Jamaica in 1964 aged 6. He has…

Posted by David Lammy on Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Labour MP David Lammy on the Windrush scandal

David Lammy, Labour MP for the diverse London constituency of Tottenham, and whose parents were part of the Windrush generation, tells it like it is: the Windrush scandal is the logical outcome of Theresa May’s “Hostile Environment” policy.

David Lammy: Treatment of Caribbean immigrants is "inhumane and cruel"

“If you lay down with dogs you get fleas, and that is what has happened with the far right rhetoric in this country.”Labour MP David Lammy says the “inhumane and cruel” treatment of the Caribbean ‘Windrush generation’ is a “national shame”, while Amber Rudd says she is ”concerned” that the Home Office “sometimes loses sight of the individual”.

Posted by Channel 4 News on Wednesday, April 18, 2018