Windrush scandal: Theresa May accused of running 'institutionally racist' government


A senior Labour frontbencher has personally accused Theresa May of racism and leading an "institutionally racist" government.Dawn Butler, shadow equalities secretary, told Sky News that Commonwealth citizens were being made to "relive" the trauma of the "no blacks, no Irish, no dogs" days.She issued Labour's strongest criticism yet as pressure grows on the Prime Minister and Home Secretary over the Windrush scandal.Asked on Sky's Sunday with Niall Paterson whether Mrs May could personally be accused of racism, Ms Butler said: "Yes."She is the leader that's presiding over legislation that's discriminating against a whole group of people who came from the Commonwealth, who suffered racism when they came over, the 'no blacks, no Irish, no dogs'.