The mother of a 57-year-old Windrush citizen who died suddenly three weeks ago has blamed the Home Office for his death, saying Theresa May should be “ashamed of herself”. The case of Dexter Bristol, who moved from Grenada to the UK when he was eight in 1968, emerged as the Home Office revealed it was investigating the cases of 113 Windrush generation immigrants, a day after a helpline was set up. Mr Bristol was fired from his cleaning job last year because he had no passport and was later denied benefits because he was not able to provide documents proving his right to live in the UK, Channel 4 news reported. Read more Government celebrated Windrush arrival as generation suffered He reportedly spent the last year trying and failing to get documentation allowing him to work. On 31 March, he collapsed on the street outside his house and died. The cause of his death is unknown pending an inquest. Mr Bristol’s mother, Sentina Bristol, described her son as a “quiet, thoughtful and intelligent man” who had become “very depressed”. His former lawyer, Jacqueline McKenzie, said Home Office delays in processing his requests for his records contributed to his depression and breached its own rules. “I’m heartbroken,” she… Read full this story
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