Politics: Windrush minister Caroline Nokes’ office placed in lockdown over suspicious package as anger over deportations mounts

Author: | Posted in Politics No comments

A SUSPICIOUS substance has reportedly been found at the office of the immigration minister Caroline Nokes amid the Windrush scandal.

The building in her constituency has been cordoned off after the discovery this lunchtime, and forensics officers are investigating.

A suspicious substance has been found at immigration minister Caroline Nokes’ office

It is the latest in a number of such incidents affecting MPs, after a spate of packages were sent to offices in Parliament.

This incident took place at Ms Nokes’ office in Romsey in Hampshire, which is inside the town’s Conservative Club.

It was shut off just before midday with police and fire crews sent to the scene.

A spokesman for Hampshire Police said: “We have been called to Market Place, Romsey, following the discovery of a suspicious substance.

“Officers are currently at the scene with colleagues from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and South Central Ambulance Service to deal with this incident.

“An address has been evacuated as a precaution.”

Romsey Town Council tweeted: “Due to an ongoing incident in the Market Place #Romsey involving all blue light services there are roads obstructed by emergency service vehicles please avoid area for the time being.”

  • More to follow…

For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online.

Thesun.co.uk is your go to destination for the best celebrity news, football news, real-life stories, jaw-dropping pictures and must-see video.

Download our fantastic, new and improved free App for the best ever Sun Online experience. For iPhone click here, for Android click here. 

Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thesun and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSun.

Add Your Comment