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1149820
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading British Nationality remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of children born each year in the UK without British citizenship to (1) a parent also born in the UK without British citizenship, and (2) to a parent who grew up in this country after being brought to the UK at a young age and has continued to live here since; and what steps, if any, they are taking to reduce those numbers. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
unstar this property uin HL112 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office has no current plans to specifically review the fees policy applicable to stateless persons applying to register as a British citizen, however the Home Office keeps its fees for immigration and nationality under review.</p><p>The Home Office has no current plans to produce a specific impact assessment in respect of the fee for a child or young person born stateless to register as a British citizen. An assessment of the impact of all border, immigration and citizenship (BIC) fees was published as an associated document to the Immigration and Nationality Fees (Regulation) 2018. In response to a recommendation from the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration the Department will consider publication of fee-related Policy Equality Statements on a case by case basis going forward.</p><p>Statistics on the UK’s resident population and on births by nationality of parent are a matter for the Office for National Statistics.</p><p>The Home Office stateless leave policy is designed to assist those who are unable to return to their country of former habitual residence because they are stateless and no longer have a right of residence there. This also reflects our obligations under the UN Stateless Conventions by providing a means for stateless persons in the UK to access their basic human rights and is part of our efforts to address wider global issues facing stateless persons. Leave to remain applications to stay in the UK as a stateless person are free of charge.</p><p>There are citizenship routes for children who are born in the UK: if their parent becomes British or settled, or if they live in the UK for the first ten years of their life. In addition there are provisions for stateless children which allow us to meet our obligations under the 1961 Convention.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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HL111 more like this
HL114 more like this
HL115 more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T17:53:54.833Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T17:53:54.833Z
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4311
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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4234
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
1149819
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading British Nationality remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that British citizenship is granted to a stateless person born in the UK who fulfils the conditions of paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 to the British Nationality Act 1981 but who cannot afford the registration fee. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
unstar this property uin HL111 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office has no current plans to specifically review the fees policy applicable to stateless persons applying to register as a British citizen, however the Home Office keeps its fees for immigration and nationality under review.</p><p>The Home Office has no current plans to produce a specific impact assessment in respect of the fee for a child or young person born stateless to register as a British citizen. An assessment of the impact of all border, immigration and citizenship (BIC) fees was published as an associated document to the Immigration and Nationality Fees (Regulation) 2018. In response to a recommendation from the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration the Department will consider publication of fee-related Policy Equality Statements on a case by case basis going forward.</p><p>Statistics on the UK’s resident population and on births by nationality of parent are a matter for the Office for National Statistics.</p><p>The Home Office stateless leave policy is designed to assist those who are unable to return to their country of former habitual residence because they are stateless and no longer have a right of residence there. This also reflects our obligations under the UN Stateless Conventions by providing a means for stateless persons in the UK to access their basic human rights and is part of our efforts to address wider global issues facing stateless persons. Leave to remain applications to stay in the UK as a stateless person are free of charge.</p><p>There are citizenship routes for children who are born in the UK: if their parent becomes British or settled, or if they live in the UK for the first ten years of their life. In addition there are provisions for stateless children which allow us to meet our obligations under the 1961 Convention.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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HL112 more like this
HL114 more like this
HL115 more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T17:53:54.773Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T17:53:54.773Z
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4311
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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4234
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
1149949
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading British Nationality remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that British citizenship is granted to stateless persons who fulfil the conditions of paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 to the British Nationality Act 1981 but who may be unable to obtain sufficient evidence of that. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
unstar this property uin HL155 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
star this property answer text <p>To register a child under paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 of the British Nationality Act 1981 the Home Office needs to be satisfied that the statutory requirements are met, and will make relevant enquiries to establish the facts in each case.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-10-30T17:58:08.387Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-30T17:58:08.387Z
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4311
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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4234
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
1149898
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading British Nationality remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the statement by the Irish Taoiseach on 15 October 2019 that British citizenship laws are out of step with the Good Friday Agreement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
unstar this property uin 1087 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
star this property answer text <p>The Government remains firmly committed to upholding the Belfast Agreement and the rights it protects, including the birthright of all the people of Northern Ireland to identify themselves and be accepted as Irish or British or both, and the right to hold both British and Irish citizenship.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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less than 2019-10-24T11:03:44.02Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-24T11:03:44.02Z
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4118
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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4716
star this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this