Bid for Win­drush hard­ship fund

The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire) - - NEWS -

Home Sec­re­tary Sa­jid Javid has been urged to set up an emer­gency hard­ship fund to help peo­ple fac­ing des­ti­tu­tion as a re­sult of the Win­drush scan­dal.

The Com­mons Home Af­fairs Com­mit­tee rushed out a re­port to high­light the is­sue, cit­ing, among others, the case of An­thony Bryan, a painter who was held in de­ten­tion and feared he would be deported de­spite liv­ing in the coun­try since 1965.

He has spent £3,000 on le­gal fees, owes £5,000 in coun­cil tax and had his car taken by bailiffs.

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