Race was big factor in deportation scandal, Windrush citizens say

Parliamentary committee concerned that human rights may have been breached

Two victims of the Windrush scandal have told MPs they believed they would not have faced deportation were it not for their race.

Two of the first people whose cases were documented by the Guardian, Paulette Wilson and Anthony Bryan, were questioned about their experience of being classed by the Home Office as illegal immigrants during the joint human rights committee, along with Bryan’s wife, Janet McKay Williams, and Wilson’s daughter, Natalie Barnes.

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