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Windrush

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:12 pm on 2nd May 2018.

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Photo of Chuka Umunna Chuka Umunna Labour, Streatham 2:12 pm, 2nd May 2018

The history that my right hon. Friend tells is one that we should, of course, all be proud of. I was wondering whether she knew why Brixton and the area that I and the other hon. Members here represent became a hub for so many in the black community. First, we had deep bomb shelters, which were provided as the temporary accommodation for those who first arrived on Windrush, and secondly, they settled in Brixton to be near the job centre because they wanted to work.