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Nationality

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th November 1987.

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Photo of John Battle John Battle , Leeds West 12:00 am, 5th November 1987

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will consider using the discretionary powers that exist under the British Nationality Act 1981 to ensure that on every occasion when an applicant is unable to afford the registration fee, he or she is granted a suitable extra period of time before registration is required.