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This is from Sajid Javid, the new home secretary.

Important meeting this morning @ukhomeoffice with Caribbean High Commissioners to discuss what more we can do can help the #Windrushgeneration. This is my most urgent priority and I will do all I can


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Jeremy Wright, the attorney general, will start making his Commons statement about the Abdel Hakim Belhaj rendition case within the next 10 minutes or so.

This is a story that the Guardian has covered extensively. You can find most of our stories with background about the case here.

Related: Settlement in Abdel Hakim Belhaj rendition case to be announced

The British government is understood to be about to settle a long-running compensation claim brought by a husband and wife who were the victims of a so-called rendition operation mounted with the help of MI6.

Abdel Hakim Belhaj and his wife, Fatima Boudchar, have battled for compensation and an apology for more than six years, after papers that came to light during the Libyan revolution revealed the role that British intelligence officers played in their 2004 kidnap in Thailand.

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