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66th anniversary Empire Windrush

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June 22 marked the 66th anniversary since the Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks.

Many Caribbean Migrants came over on the Windrush after being invited by the British Government. They came to fill many of the job roles that were not being taken up by British workers.

Nursing was one of the main professions that many migrants went into. Professor Laura Serrant is a professor of nursing at Wolverhampton University. In this extract she speaks to BBC WM’s Joe Aldred...

Available since: Tue 24 Jun 2014

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