Ascension Island

House of Lords written question – answered on 21st May 2013.

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Photo of Lord Ashcroft Lord Ashcroft Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to introduce a right of abode for residents of Ascension Island.

Photo of Baroness Warsi Baroness Warsi Senior Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Jointly with the Department for Communities and Local Government), Senior Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Faith and Communities) (also in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

Ascension is a working island. There are no plans to change the Government’s policy on right of property ownership and abode on the island.

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