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Amber Rudd: Why has the home secretary resigned?

April 29, 2018

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has resigned, saying she “inadvertently misled” MPs over targets for removing illegal immigrants.

Ms Rudd, who was due to make a Commons statement, was under pressure to quit over the Windrush scandal.

She faced criticism over the existence of Home Office removals targets and her knowledge of them.

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