Passports: Caribbean

Home Office written question – answered on 25th September 2018.

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Photo of Toby Perkins Toby Perkins Labour, Chesterfield

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations his Department received before 2018 on the eligibility for UK passports of Caribbean-born UK residents.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

It has always been open to Caribbean-born UK residents to apply for documentation confirming their right to reside here, and for a British passport once they became naturalised as British Citizens. The vast majority of the Windrush generation already held documentation confirming their status here, but those who have not are those the Windrush Taskforce are helping now.

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