Ilois: British Nationality

Home Office written question – answered on 17th October 2018.

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Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Shadow Foreign Secretary

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make it his policy to waive the fees required to apply for British citizenship in respect of third-generation Chagos Islanders currently resident in the UK.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

In my response to the Home Affairs Committee’s report of 3 July, on the Windrush generation, I committed to consider the issues encountered by the descendants of those removed from the British Indian Ocean Territory and this remains my position.

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