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theguardian - 30 days ago

Black deportation staff called ‘cotton pickers’ by colleagues, court hears

Allegations made against workers at Mitie, a company contracted by the Home Office to deport people from UKHome Office contractors who deport people from the UK have used the racist term “cotton pickers” to describe their black colleagues, a court has heard.The Home Office uses the contractor Mitie to deport people to destinations including Jamaica, Pakistan, India, Nigeria and Ghana along with European countries and other locations. The escorts are only allowed to do this work if they have received accreditation from the Home Office. Continue reading...


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