Windrush victim died without apology or compensation from government

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    A man who lived in the UK for more than 50 years was wrongly classed as an illegal immigrant, thanks to repeated errors by the Home Office, the Parliamentary Ombudsman has found.

    Rupert Everett died in 2019 before getting an apology or compensation from the government. His family say he had been terrified over the prospect of being forced to return to Jamaica, a country he had visited only twice since he was a teenager.

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