Good morning. Theresa May is attending the formal opening of the Commonwealth heads of government meeting today. But the controversy about the government’s treatment of Windrush generation immigrants continues to dominate the headlines. Here are the latest overnight developments.
Lord Kerslake, the former head of the civil service, told Newsnight last night that some coalition ministers saw the 2014 Immigration Act as “almost reminiscent of Nazi Germany” in the way that it set out to create a hostile environment for immigrants. He told the programme:Loading...
This was a very contested piece of legislation across government departments ... There were some how saw it - I shan’t name them - as almost reminiscent of Nazi Germany and the way it’s working ... Some ministers were deeply unhappy.
Source : https://www.theguardian.com/politics/blog/live/2018/apr/19/gove-says-brexit-has-helped-make-uk-most-immigration-friendly-country-in-eu-politics-live