Family sought review after coroner dismissed immigration stress as a factor in Dexter Bristol’s death

The high court has ordered a new inquest into the death of a Windrush citizen after the original coroner failed to consider the impact of the Home Office’s “hostile environment” policy on his health.

Dexter Bristol, who was 57 when he died, moved from Grenada to the UK when he was eight in 1968. He was sacked from his cleaning job last year because he had no passport, and was denied benefits because officials did not believe he was in the country legally.

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