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Sadiq wants end to ‘new Windrush scandal’

By: Eastern Eye Staff

THE mayor of London urged the British govern­ment on Monday (14) to waive more than £1,000 worth of citizenship applications fees to teenag­ers who do not have immigration status in the UK, despite living in the country for most of their lives. In what Sadiq Khan referred to as a potential “second Windrush-style scandal”, the mayor said teenagers are being “left in limbo” due to large citizenship application fees which they must pay when they apply for post-18 education. These individuals are then being charged high fees meaning they are unable to afford and access university education, student loans and…

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