28 Feb '17, 10am

Grandmother Deported To Singapore With Just £12 Despite Being Married To Brit For 27 Years https://t.co/2lSduIogx6

Grandmother Deported To Singapore With Just £12 Despite Being Married To Brit For 27 Years https://t.co/2lSduIogx6

A grandmother who lived in Britain for nearly 30 years was forcibly removed from the country on Sunday. BuzzFeed News revealed Irene Clennell, 53, was being held in Dungavel detention centre in South Lanarkshire because the government wanted to remove her to Singapore. She is the main carer for her sick British husband, John, and has two British sons and a British granddaughter. Speaking to BuzzFeed News from the plane on the runway at Edinburgh airport, she said she had just £12 in her pocket, nobody to stay with in Singapore, and no change of clothes. Clennell, from Ouston, County Durham, said she didn’t have the chance to see her husband before being bundled off to the airport this morning. “I didn’t even get to say goodbye properly,” she said. She was allowed a phone call to tell him the news, but was barely able to speak. “I was just in tears, I wasn’t able to say muc...

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