Immigration minister’s office is cordoned off after ‘suspicious substance’ is found

A suspicious substance has been found at the office of immigration minister Caroline Nokes amid the Windrush fiasco. 

Her office in Church Street, Romsey, has been cordoned off by police while forensic detectives examine the scene.

The office, which is in the Conservative Club, has been shut off from just before midday. 

Police, fire and a hazardous area response team are currently on scene. 

Ms Nokes was pictured arriving at Downing Street ahead of a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May.

A suspicious substance has been found at the office of immigration minister Caroline Nokes  (centre, today)amid the Windrush fiasco

Ms Nokes said she had been ‘appalled’ by the cases – but said she did not know how many had been ejected in error.

The government is under intense pressure to end the ‘inhumane’ betrayal of migrants who came here with their parents after the Second World War and never became naturalised British citizens.

Tens of thousands who arrived as children from the Caribbean are said to have been ‘treated like criminals’. 

Mrs May and Amber Rudd admitted they did not know whether Caribbean migrants who came to Britain in good faith after the Second World War had been wrongly removed. 

More to follow.