British Nationality

Home Office written question – answered at on 23 April 2024.

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Photo of Neil O'Brien Neil O'Brien Conservative, Harborough

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of applications for citizenship were refused in each year since 1994.

Photo of Tom Pursglove Tom Pursglove Minister of State (Minister for Legal Migration and Delivery)

Historical data relating to those who applied to naturalise/registration can be found here:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/65d8886b87005a001180f8d9/citizenship-summary-dec-2023-tables.ods.

These summary tables report those who were naturalised, registered, or refused on tab Cit_02 since 1987.

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