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Home Office overturns decision to pursue deportation of trainee GP

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You see Last year , there were two jobs in western politics that perhaps, nobody really wanted to take on . The first one was the US Secretary of State , previously owned by Rex Tillerson . He was constantly contradicted and bullied by a volatile and belligerent US president. At the end , he was sacked on Twitter before official announcement. The second job is the UK government Home Secretary. Amber Rudd had amazingly survived ‘cliff-edge’ crises, one after another , starting from the moment her big boss called for a general election last year . Multiple terror attacks since then were followed by her own re-election in her constituency in last year general election . A winning margin of only 346 votes gave her a fright for life (from her body languages, at least). Then you also had Grenfell Tower as well cyberattack on NHS . Every time there was a crisis , the PM had an annoying habit of pushing poor Amber to the TV silver screen to address the public . Austerity affected all civil services and the Home Office was of no exception. Today’s report of the Windrush generation’s deportation treatments epitomised the chaos and incompetence of Amber’s department , against a backdrop of an nonsensical obsession from her Brexiteer party colleagues on immigration issues . http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43780621 BBC news Jonathan Blake’s analysis on this Windrush saga was quoted , ‘’When a home secretary describes her own department's treatment of people as "appalling" and criticises it for "losing sight of the individual", it's clear something has gone very wrong.’’ Isn’t this also true in Dr Ong’s case ? Truth is it is no longer about whether Brexit is the right decision or not . Instead , it is about a group of incompetent politicians , namely the cabinet , to deliver .

Posted date

16 Apr 2018

Posted time

8:44pm

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