Immigration minister says rules to be simplified to help 'Windrush generation' migrants - Politics live
Mon, Apr 16, 2018
Rolling coverage of the day's political developments as they happen, including Theresa May's Commons statement about the Syria air strikesMay reverses government position on Windrush immigration meetingImmigration minister's interviews on 'Windrush generation' - Summary 3.04pm BST In Home Office questions Anna Soubry, the Conservative pro-European, has just asked Amber Rudd, the home secretary, how she could be sure that EU nationals who apply to stay in the UK after Brexit will be treated properly given the experience faced by the "Windrush generation".Rudd said she would be talking about this in more detail in her response to the UQ at 3.30pm, but she said that these people were entitled to stay in the UK and that she wanted to ensure this happened. 3.01pm BST The urgent question on the "Windrush generation" has been tabled by the Labour MP David Lammy. This is what he posted on Twitter about Caroline Nokes' admission that some of these people have been deported because they did not have the right paperwork. (See 12.57pm.)This is a national disgrace and a direct result of home office hostile environments policy. These people should be returned to their homes and should expect a personal apology from the PM. https://t.co/sIiGcg9Ln2 Continue reading...