Ilois: Resettlement

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 15th October 2018.

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Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Shadow Foreign Secretary

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on the citizenship status of third-generation Chagos Islanders resident in the UK.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Minister of State

British citizenship is a matter for the Home Office. As set out in their departmental response to the Home Affairs Select Committee report of 3 July about the Windrush generation, which mentions Chagossians, the Home Secretary is currently considering this matter.

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