• Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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Theresa May offers Windrush apology

TENSE TIMES: Immigrants from the Carribean came on the Empire Windrush to help rebuild Britain after the war

By: Lauren Codling

by LAUREN CODLING PRIME MINISTER Theresa May has apologised to leaders of the Caribbean on Tuesday (17) after it emerged her government had threatened to deport people who had immigrated to the UK almost 70 years ago. After the outpouring of criticism concerning the treatment of the so-called Windrush generation, May told representatives of the 12 Caribbean members of the Commonwealth that she took the treatment of the migrants “very seriously”. “I want to apologise to you today because we are genuinely sorry for any anxiety that has been caused,” the prime minister said. “I want to dispel any impression…

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