Category Archives: WINDRUSH

Windrush Report – Public Inquiry Needed

The first conclusion I came to as I read Wendy Williams’ recently published “Windrush Lessons Learned Review” was we need a public inquiry. Once the COVID-19 pandemic has hopefully subsided I trust the UK government will agree to such an … Continue reading

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Priti Damning Claims by ex-Home Office Chief

The latest skirmish stories between Home Secretary Priti Patel and her senior civil servants at the Home Office was as predictable as Rafael Nadal winning the French Open. But for Philip Rutnam, the Home Office’s top civil servant/permanent secretary, to … Continue reading

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UK Deportations to Jamaica – Could have happened to Raheem Sterling?

The latest deportations of British residents with Jamaicans connections is thankfully been highlighted and challenged aggressively in the media, parliament, courts and on the streets of Westminster. Even well known right wing talk-show hosts have been disgusted by the devious … Continue reading

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UK General Election: A Case for Corbyn, Please, No More Boris

Case Closed on Boris and the Conservative Party The Conservative Party has had ten years of power and it is time for the UK electorate to trust something else. The Conservative governments of this decade have been insensitive, hateful, reckless, … Continue reading

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RJRGLEANER National Sports Awards 2018 – Poor Choice for Speaker

This evening’s RJRGLEANER National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year 2018 event will be held at the Pegasus Hotel. Now this event is probably Jamaica’s most prestigious awards ceremony. Yes, there is the National honours awards every October on National … Continue reading

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Amber Rudd: Windrush Scandal’s Real Winner

It has been a terrible week for some victims of the Windrush scandal and those of us who support their ongoing fight for respect, justice and compensation. First, we had written confirmation from current Home Secretary Sajid Javid that at least … Continue reading

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Bailey vs Khan – London 2020

Shaun Bailey, 47, was recently selected as the Conservative Party’s candidate for the 2020 Mayor of London race. This announcement has not made a big splash beyond political media circles. But it really should. Shaun Bailey is black of Jamaican … Continue reading

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David Lammy – GQ’s Politician of the Year for Windrush. How Come?

Labour MP David Lammy was recently named Politician of the Year by GQ Magazine’s Men of the Year Award ceremony. GQ explained that they gave Lammy the award for his work on the Windrush scandal. There has been lots of praise … Continue reading

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David Lewis 1923 – 2018

Wilton David Lewis 1 April 1923 – 29 June 2018 Affectionately known as “Mass Wilton”, “Bredda Lew”, “Daddy Lew”, “Missa Lewis” and in his younger days…”Bishop Twenty Nine” My dad died in the early hours of 29th June in his … Continue reading

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Windrush Day – Poor Timing?

The British government announced that 22 June will be declared Windrush Day. In their press release they stated.. [“A national Windrush Day will take place on 22 June every year to celebrate the contribution of the Windrush Generation and their … Continue reading

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