May reverses government position on Windrush immigration meeting

No 10 says PM will meet officials from 12 Caribbean nations after 140 MPs signed letter of concern

Theresa May will meet representatives of 12 Caribbean countries this week to discuss the immigration problems experienced by some British residents of the Windrush generation, in an apparent U-turn on the issue.

Downing Street said the prime minister deeply valued the contribution of Commonwealth citizens who moved to the UK many decades ago and stressed that nobody with a right to be in the country would be made to leave.

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16, 2018
Author: Pippa Crerar and Amelia Gentleman

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