Lorraine Kelly furiously puts government ’embarrassed’ over UK’s pitiful Ukraine visa figures

Lorraine made a brief appearance on Good Morning Britain with hosts Susanna Reid and Richard Madeley as she reacted to how Ukrainians are struggling to get visas to the UK.

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Ukraine: Lorraine Kelly says UK refugee response is ‘shameful’

Lorraine Kelly has delivered the government’s “shameful” response to the UK’s Ukraine visa figures.

As the UK’s visa scheme for Ukrainian refugees remains chaotic, the Prime Minister said he was “unlikely” the claim that the 50 family visas that were issued at 10am on Sunday were accurate. – despite the fact that it was briefly communicated to journalists by journalists. Ministry of Home Affairs.

On Good Morning Britain Today, hosts Susanna Reid and Richard Madeley spoke to several ITV reporters in Europe to cover the Ukraine-Russia war.

Among them was Jonathan Swain, who provided a heartbreaking interview with a Ukrainian refugee in Calais, who was told that – despite having family in the UK – she would now need to go to the town center physically in Paris to apply.







Lorraine Kelly bursts into tears at the government’s response to the issuance of visas to Ukrainians
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In an interview today, Lorraine said: “It was an excellent report by both of our reporters, Nick Dixon and Jonathan Swain, especially Jonathan Swain at Calais. I couldn’t even find the words. any.”

“You know the British are going to be at Heathrow or they’re going to be at the train station welcoming people in and we’re not given the chance to do that.”






She called the situation ‘shameful’

Lorraine shook his head, clearly furious, as Richard pointed out: “And we know from the vaccine rollout that we have the ability to do things quickly – we put the Nightingale hospitals up, we do it. I had vaccine centers in parking lots and supermarkets, we did. It was like that! Why can’t we get a visa center in Calais? For god’s sake…”

“I hope things change today because it’s embarrassing,” Lorraine said. “Shameful.”

It comes after Downing Street yesterday admitted despite Ms Patel’s angry denial that the refugees had been abandoned at Calais, in fact, they had to go to visa centers in Paris or Brussels – as the French government has stated.

Ms Patel said today “we have set up” a visa center “on the way to Calais” – but minutes later she changed her statement to “we are setting it up”, suggesting it not ready yet.

* Lorraine airs weekdays at 9am on ITV

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