Campaigners reject justification that ‘significant progress’ has been made towards reform and describe news as insulting

The Home Office team that was tasked with transforming the department after the Windrush scandal has been formally disbanded, triggering disappointment from those affected and dismay from civil servants.

The Home Office’s annual report confirmed that the department’s dedicated post-Windrush “transformation” team had been wound down “due to the significant progress we have made”.