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

Immigration bill: Theresa May defends plans to create ‘hostile environment’

From The Guardian: The home secretary, Theresa May, has defended plans to create a “hostile environment” for illegal migrants to Britain, as immigration lawyers warned her that a system of identity checks for all, including British citizens, would have to be introduced to enforce the government’s moves to curb access to privately rented housing and to tackle alleged health tourists.

The warnings come as she publishes her flagship immigration bill on Thursday, which will require immigration checks to be carried out before anyone can open a new bank account, be issued with a driving licence or access routine health treatment.

[Read full article on Guardian website…]

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