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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 Mr Timothy Renton Mr Timothy Renton , Mid Sussex 12:00 am, 5th November 1987

The position of those who do not apply will he unaltered. They will have the same immigration position as at present. Nor will there by any alteration in their right to civic benefits—for example, to pensions, council housing or the National Health Service. I propose shortly to issue a further leaflet concentrating on that point. The benefits of those who do not apply will not be altered.