Home Office destroyed thousands of Windrush immigrants’ landing card slips

The Home Office was responsible for destroying thousands of landing card slips recording Windrush immigrants’ arrival dates in the UK, a former employee has revealed. Despite warnings that the move would make it harder to check the records of older Caribbean-born residents experiencing residency difficulties, it was decided in 2010 to destroy the disembarkation cards, which dated … Continue reading Home Office destroyed thousands of Windrush immigrants’ landing card slips