A Kent MP is among ministers to call for a total reform of the Home Office following the treatment of Windrush Victims. Gillingham and Rainham MP, Rehman Chishti, is part of the Home Affairs committee which has published a damning report into what it says was appalling treatment of those who came to England from the Carribbean. We were joined by Carol Stewart from the Medway African and Caribbean Association to talk a bit more about it.
A pub in Chatham has come under fire after a mass brawl broke out during the England match last night. A video showing the fight at the Command House bar has racked up more than two million views online. Now Medway politicians are investigating to see if anything more could have been done to prevent the situation. The pub have now announced they will not be showing any more matches. Our reporter, Joe Coshan, has been following the story and joined us live from outside the pub.
Children charities in Kent say more needs to be done to help victims of domestic abuse. It comes as a major study released today shows that two million children in England are growing up in families where there are serious risks. The report estimates more than 800,000 living in a family with domestic violence. We were joined by Jo Manning from Gillingham's NSPCC centre to talk a bit more about it.
A new NHS mobile app will put patients in Kent in direct touch with their GPs. Starting in September, you'll be able to book appointments, see your medical files and even order repeat prescriptions. The Government says it is going to give people more control over their health. We were joined by Strood GP, Dr Julian Spinks, to talk a bit more about it.
Conservationists in Kent say the county's lakes and rivers are riddled with pollution. It comes as major a report has found a staggering 85% of waterways in the South East are failing ecological standards. Most rivers and lakes across the region are too polluted and habitats for wildlife are degraded, according to The European Environment Agency.