Tories Vote to Hide May’s Connection to Windrush Deportations

Yesterday, Labour filed an opposition day motion to compel the government to disclose all the documents relating to the deportation of the Windrush generation. This threatened to reveal information showing how deeply involved Theresa May was. She was Home Secretary under Dave Cameron when the policy was formulated and the special legal provision protecting Windrush migrants was secretly removed.

The publication of this information threatened to embarrass May very seriously. So last night, the Tories imposed a three-line Whip, and they all dutifully trooped in to the ‘No’ lobby, and the motion was defeated.

As Mike has pointed out this morning on his blog, this is a tacit admission that May, as Tory leader, is responsible for the policy, and definitely has something very incriminating to hide.

The deportation of the Windrush migrants is a shameful, racist attack on British citizens, simply because they were migrants of the wrong colour. As I’ve mentioned before, I can remember Tory journos in the Mail or Express moaning about how it was easier for Blacks to immigrate here than Whites from Canada. This was in the 1980s, long before Cameron decided to clean out the racists from his party and it may it more friendly to ethnic minorities.

It’s all superficial. The racism is still there. And despite her mealy words about pluralism and tolerance, May is clearly one of them.

Seize the opportunity today of the local elections, vote, and send a message to her that people are sick of her government, its lies and hate.

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One Response to “Tories Vote to Hide May’s Connection to Windrush Deportations”

  1. joanna Says:

    Why?? We already know! Especially with the Tories trying to blame Labour.

    As for the new HS Javis or whatever his name is, almost being one of them is insulting to everyone.

    Also if tweezer was fired as PM, just imagine if Fester Mcvile took her place, The death toll would be astranomical and she would get away with it!! and their rich friends would be happy!!!

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