Urgent Windrush debate: Sajid Javid slammed for “Government’s pandering to far-right racism, sham immigration targets, dog whistle of the right-wing press”

Ben Gelblum - 5 February 2019

“Once enslaved, then colonised, and now repatriated…why is it that still in this country black lives matter less?” asked the Labour MP David Lammy in a searing indictment of the government’s secretive chartered deportation flight to Jamaica that The London Economic revealed on the weekend.

In an emergency Windrush debate today MPs rounded on the Home Secretary, with one Labour MP Janet Daby who is half Jamaican accusing Javid of sounding like a reincarnation of Enoch Powell.”... See more