Theresa May: We will compensate victims of Windrush scandal

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Labour's David Lammy has lambasted the Conservative government's response to the Windrush scandal.

Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott said Home Secretary Amber Rudd should take responsibility for what had happened.

The call came two hours after Lammy revealed that the imminent deportation of a 35-year-old man had been halted following his intervention.

But in the private memo, Rudd said she believed in the fundamental importance of that hostile environment agenda, which she referred to as the "compliant environment", an attempted rebranding of the policy by ministers a few months earlier.

"That is why I will be refocusing immigration enforcement work to concentrate on enforced removals".

Lammy tweeted that confirmation had been given by Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes, who on Monday told reporters that some people may have been deported "in error".

More than 140 members of parliament signed a letter to Prime Minister Theresa May calling on her to resolve an anomaly that means many people who arrived in Britain as children between 1948 and 1971 are being denied health services, prevented from working and in some cases threatened with deportation.

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The Wild have been playing without top players Zach Parise (fractured sternum) and Ryan Suter (ankle surgery). Why would I want an apology? "There's a penalty there, and very most you might look at a fine", he said.

In her apology, May said she wanted to "dispel any impression that my government is in some sense clamping down on Commonwealth citizens, particularly those from the Caribbean who have built a life here".

A help team has now been set up to help those affected prove their right to be in the UK. They are part of us.

The landing cards, which were filled out by Commonwealth migrants arriving in the United Kingdom, a process which began with the Empire Windrush ship in 1948, had been stored in the basement of an office in Croydon.

A taskforce created by the Home Office to examine concerns related to the Windrush scandal is dealing with more than 100 cases just days after its creation, it has emerged. It is a stain on our nation's conscience and the Prime Minister must act urgently to right this historic wrong.

"For those who have mistakenly received letters challenging them, I want to apologise to them and I want to say sorry to anyone who has been caused confusion and anxiety by this". The truth is that she has said there has been a policy change, that this was an unintended effect. We need a change of leadership.

And she said it was "extraordinary" that the home secretary had not taken responsibility for the scandal and blamed officials. She should be ashamed of herself and all the other MPs who are on her side they should be ashamed because we are human beings'.

"If persons were deported, they have told us that they have established a hotline. and they are encouraging persons who may fit that category to call it".

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