House of Lords written question – answered on 9 July 2012.
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To ask Her Majesty's Government whether rights of abode have been introduced for Ascension Island; and if not why not.
There is no right of abode on Ascension and the Government have no plans to introduce such a right. To do so would fundamentally change the nature of the territory and bring unacceptable costs and contingent liabilities to the UK taxpayer.
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