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Windrush: 'Home Office ignored warnings'

Members of the Windrush generation
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Home Office processes led to wrongful detentions and deportations of members of the Windrush generation, says a National Audit Office report.

The department failed to heed warnings of unfair consequences for children of Commonwealth citizens, living and working in the UK, says the NAO.

"It failed to protect their rights to live, work and access services," says NAO head Sir Amyas Morse.

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has apologised.

David Matthews tells the story of his great-uncle who fought in World War One.
The author of Voices of a Windrush Generation tells the story of his great-uncle who fought in WWI.

'It's not about me being vindicated or not'

Bob Dale

BBC Live reporter

Hastings and Rye MP Amber Rudd reacts to a report which reveals she was given incorrect information by officials during the Windrush scandal.

She stood down as Home Secretary after admitting she "inadvertently misled" MPs.

Amber Rudd says Home Office 'did not have a grip' on Windrush
Amber Rudd: Home Office 'did not have a grip' on Windrush.

Rudd: Home Office had no grip on Windrush

Amber Rudd says Home Office 'did not have a grip' on Windrush
Former Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the Today Programme the department "did not have a grip" on the Windrush Scandal and says they sat on a report published today about the conduct of her civil servants.