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ITV News have now released a clip of Caroline Nokes, the immigration minister, conceding the some “Windrush generation” immigrants have been deported. This is from ITV’s Paul Brand.

BREAKING: Immigration minister Caroline Nokes appears to admit to @itvnews @pennymitv that some Windrush immigrants have indeed been deported, but she can’t give numbers. pic.twitter.com/9N5uyuzgKG

There have been some horrendous situations which as a minister have appalled me.

No, I don’t know the numbers. But what I’m determined to do going forward is say we will have no more of this. We want people to have confidence to come to the Home Office. We want to give them a message of reassurance, because I value these people.

According to Channel 4 News’s Cathy Newman, the immigration minister Caroline Nokes told her in an interview being broadcast tonight that some “Windrush generation” immigrants have been deported in error.

Immigration minister @carolinenokes apologises to #Windrush generation wrongly questioned over their right to stay in UK but tells me some have been deported in error. Watch full interview at 7 on @Channel4News

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