Home Office failed Windrush victim up to her death, says her MP
A victim of the Windrush scandal was failed by the government right up until the moment she died, the Labour MP Margaret Hodge has said.
In a strongly worded letter to the home secretary, Sajid Javid, Hodge, whose constituent Sarah O’Connor, died earlier this month, wrote of feeling “deeply disappointed” in how she had been treated, having never been properly reimbursed for her “traumatic treatment”.
She said that the compensation and extra support O’Connor needed after the Home Office’s failings was not offered, leaving it up to her office to step in.
“As a Windrush victim, Sarah was... read more
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