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British Nationality

Home Office written question – answered on 18th March 2020.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Green, Brighton, Pavilion

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) adults and (b) children who are born in the UK have different citizenship status to their siblings owing to legislative changes through the (i) British Nationality Act 1981 and (ii) Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2006.

Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Green, Brighton, Pavilion

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government has taken to (a) inform people who have a different citizenship status to their British siblings owing to the British Nationality Act 1981 of their status and (b) support them in applying for British citizenship.

Photo of Chris Philp Chris Philp The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

There is no available data on the number of people born in the UK who have a different citizenship status to their siblings.

The Government website contains detailed information about who may be eligible to apply for British citizenship, how they can make an application, and how applications are considered.

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