Oral Answers to Questions — Indian Born British Subjects (Status)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3 November 1949.

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Photo of Mr Patrick Gordon Walker Mr Patrick Gordon Walker , Smethwick 12:00, 3 November 1949

No such cases have been brought to my notice and I do not think it would be possible for there to be any. The effect of the British Nationality Act, 1948, is that British subjects who are not citizens of the United Kingdom and who fail to obtain the citizenship of any other country of the Commonwealth shall be given United Kingdom citizenship.