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unstar this property date less than 2019-04-01more like thismore than 2019-04-01
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Home Office more like this
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star this property hansard heading British Nationals Abroad: Middle East more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many British children have been repatriated from Syria or from territory that was formerly part of the sovereign states of Syria or Iraq in the last 12 months. more like this
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Baroness Berridge remove filter
star this property uin HL14934 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 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
star this property answer text <p>We can confirm that in the last 12 months there have been a small number of British children who have left Syria and returned to the UK via third countries.</p><p>The Government does not have a consular presence within Syria from which to provide consular assistance. FCO Travel Advice advises against all travel to Syria, and that British Nationals should leave by any practical means. We will not put British officials’ lives at risk to assist those who have left the UK to join a proscribed terrorist organisation.</p><p>If a British child who has been in Syria is able to seek consular assistance outside of Syria, then we would work with local and UK authorities to facilitate their return if requested. <br></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-04-09T16:14:57.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-09T16:14:57.1Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading British Nationality more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the “best interests of the children test” pursuant to section 55 of the Borders, Citizens and Immigration Act 2009 was applied in the cases where those having their citizenship revoked had British children in their care. more like this
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Baroness Berridge remove filter
star this property uin HL15214 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 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
star this property answer text <p>The duty in Section 55 of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009 to have regard to the need to safeguard and promote the welfare of children who are in the United Kingdom, applies to all immigration and nationality decisions.</p><p>This includes decisions taken to deprive an individual of British citizenship where it is conducive to the public good. Where a child is outside of the UK, the Home Secretary applies the spirit of the Act and therefore still takes into account the best interests of the child when making decisions which affect them.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-04-29T15:41:29.927Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-29T15:41:29.927Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this
79714
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unstar this property date less than 2014-07-28more like thismore than 2014-07-28
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Syria more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Syrian Refugees have arrived in the United Kingdom under the Vulnerable Persons Relocation scheme. more like this
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Baroness Berridge remove filter
star this property uin HL1606 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-22more like thismore than 2014-09-22
star this property answer text <p>The first beneficiaries of the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation (VPR) scheme arrived in March, and by the end of June 50 Syrians had been relocated to the UK. Groups of Syrians are now being brought to the UK on a regular basis under the scheme. We will be publishing the number of people arriving under the VPR scheme each quarter as part of the Home Office’s official migration statistics.</p><p>The VPR scheme is a bespoke programme designed to help particularly vulnerable refugees displaced by the Syrian crisis who cannot be supported effectively in the region, particularly survivors of torture and violence, women and children at risk and those in need of medical care. We have no plans to extend the scheme to include Iraqi refugees fleeing religious persecution. However, the Government has already brought a number of Iraqis into the UK under the Gateway Programme where they have been in a protracted refugee situation for five years or more, and who amongst other things are escaping religious persecution.</p><p>Furthermore, the Government will of course continue to consider asylum claims, including applications from Iraqi nationals suffering religious persecution, under our normal rules.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL1607 more like this
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less than 2014-09-22T11:48:36.2844508Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-22T11:48:36.2844508Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2014-07-28more like thismore than 2014-07-28
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Iraq more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will extend the Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme to include Iraqi Refugees fleeing religious persecution. more like this
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Baroness Berridge remove filter
star this property uin HL1607 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-22more like thismore than 2014-09-22
star this property answer text <p>The first beneficiaries of the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation (VPR) scheme arrived in March, and by the end of June 50 Syrians had been relocated to the UK. Groups of Syrians are now being brought to the UK on a regular basis under the scheme. We will be publishing the number of people arriving under the VPR scheme each quarter as part of the Home Office’s official migration statistics.</p><p>The VPR scheme is a bespoke programme designed to help particularly vulnerable refugees displaced by the Syrian crisis who cannot be supported effectively in the region, particularly survivors of torture and violence, women and children at risk and those in need of medical care. We have no plans to extend the scheme to include Iraqi refugees fleeing religious persecution. However, the Government has already brought a number of Iraqis into the UK under the Gateway Programme where they have been in a protracted refugee situation for five years or more, and who amongst other things are escaping religious persecution.</p><p>Furthermore, the Government will of course continue to consider asylum claims, including applications from Iraqi nationals suffering religious persecution, under our normal rules.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL1606 more like this
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less than 2014-09-22T11:48:24.9961169Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-22T11:48:24.9961169Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2016-10-12more like thismore than 2016-10-12
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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 remove filter
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star this property hansard heading Asia Bibi more like this
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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 potential need for Mrs Asia Bibi and her family to apply for asylum should she be released from detention in Pakistan. more like this
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Baroness Berridge remove filter
star this property uin HL2270 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 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
star this property answer text <p>We remain concerned about the situation of all religious minorities in Pakistan. We urge Pakistan to uphold the rule of law and ensure the rights of all citizens are respected regardless of gender, ethnicity or religious belief.</p><p>Our obligations under the Refugee Convention do not extend to considering claims from people overseas who may want to seek asylum here. There is no provision in the Immigration Rules for someone to be given permission to travel to the UK to seek asylum.</p><p>The UK and European Union approach is that an individual should apply for protection from the authorities in the first available safe country or through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2016-10-25T14:46:52.377Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-25T14:46:52.377Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2016-05-24more like thismore than 2016-05-24
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Ukraine: Travellers more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many refugees from Iraq have been (1) granted asylum under the UN mandate or gateway scheme, and (2) granted asylum whilst resident in the UK. more like this
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Baroness Berridge remove filter
star this property uin HL256 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 2016-06-09more like thismore than 2016-06-09
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office publishes figures on asylum and resettlement by nationality in the quarterly Immigration Statistics release.</p><p>The numbers of Iraqis resettled under the Mandate and Gateway schemes, from 2013 to 2015, are given in Table A. The numbers of grants of asylum or other forms of protection, at initial decision, to Iraqi nationals, from 2011 to 2015 are provided in Table B.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p><strong>Table A: Iraqi refugees (and others) resettled, including dependants, 2013 to 2015</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Gateway Protection Programme</p></td><td><p>Mandate Scheme</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>121</p></td><td><p>11</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>107</p></td><td><p>6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>102</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="6"><p>Source: table as_019_q, <em>Immigration Statistics</em> October to December 2015, Home Office</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="7"><p><strong>Table B: Grants of asylum or other forms of protection to Iraqi nationals, main applicants only, 2011 to 2015</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total grants </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>80</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>54</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>69</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>116</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>216</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Table Notes:</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="6"><p>Source: Table as_01_q, <em>Immigration Statistics</em> October to December 2015, Home Office</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="7"><p>(1) Initial decisions do not necessarily relate to applications made in the same period and exclude the outcome of appeals or other subsequent decisions.</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="7"><p>(2) Figures for 'Total grants' include: grants of asylum, humanitarian protection, discretionary leave, grants under family and private life rules, Leave Outside the Rules and UASC leave</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="7"><p>(3) 2015 data are provisional and subject to update.</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>A copy of the latest release, Immigration Statistics, October to December 2015, is available from https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/immigration-statistics-october-to-december-2015.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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star this property file name PQ HL256 - Table A.xlsx more like this
star this property title PQ HL256 - Table A more like this
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star this property file name PQ HL256 - Table B.xlsx more like this
star this property title PQ HL256 - Table B more like this
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less than 2016-06-09T15:47:51.303Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-09T15:47:51.303Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Visas: Burma more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many UK visas have been issued to persons living in Myanmar in each visa category since January 2016; and how many they estimate were to (1) Christians, and (2) Muslims. more like this
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Baroness Berridge remove filter
star this property uin HL4392 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
star this property answer text <p>The specific data requested is not published by the Home Office.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2018-01-08T17:53:02.997Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-08T17:53:02.997Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the countries of origin of the refugees accepted by the United Kingdom through the United Nations Gateway Protection Programme in (1) 2012, and (2) 2013. more like this
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Baroness Berridge remove filter
star this property uin HL6113 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The countries of origin of refugees resettled through the Gateway Protection <br />Programme are as follows:<br /><br />2012 – Bhutan, Democratic Republic of Congo. Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iraq, Somalia, <br />Sudan.<br /><br />2013 – Bhutan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iraq, Somalia, <br />Sudan.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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less than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this
47392
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unstar this property date less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office 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 how many British citizens have obtained their nationality by naturalisation. more like this
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Baroness Berridge remove filter
star this property uin HL6624 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 2014-04-15more like thismore than 2014-04-15
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Information on the resident population of the UK by nationality and country of birth is published by Office for National Statistics at: <br>http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/taxonomy/index.html?nscl=International+Migration <br><br>Information on the total number of British citizens who have obtained their nationality by naturalisation or by registration is not available.<br><br>Data is published on the annual number of grants of British citizenship based on naturalisation and registration made in each year from 1962 to 2013 in table cz 03 of Immigration Statistics, available in the library of the House and at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release</a><br><br>The latest edition of table cz 03 is available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/283703/citizenship-q4-2013-tabs.ods" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/283703/citizenship-q4-2013-tabs.ods</a><br><br>From 1962 to 2013 there were 2.9 million grants of British citizenship based on naturalisation and 0.9 million grants based on registration. It is not possible to determine from the administrative data how many of the persons granted British citizenship since 1962 have subsequently died or changed citizenship.</p><p />
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL6625 more like this
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less than 2014-04-15T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-15T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this
47393
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unstar this property date less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many British citizens have obtained their nationality by registration. more like this
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Baroness Berridge remove filter
star this property uin HL6625 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-15more like thismore than 2014-04-15
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Information on the resident population of the UK by nationality and country of birth is published by Office for National Statistics at: <br>http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/taxonomy/index.html?nscl=International+Migration <br><br>Information on the total number of British citizens who have obtained their nationality by naturalisation or by registration is not available.<br><br>Data is published on the annual number of grants of British citizenship based on naturalisation and registration made in each year from 1962 to 2013 in table cz 03 of Immigration Statistics, available in the library of the House and at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release</a><br><br>The latest edition of table cz 03 is available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/283703/citizenship-q4-2013-tabs.ods" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/283703/citizenship-q4-2013-tabs.ods</a><br><br>From 1962 to 2013 there were 2.9 million grants of British citizenship based on naturalisation and 0.9 million grants based on registration. It is not possible to determine from the administrative data how many of the persons granted British citizenship since 1962 have subsequently died or changed citizenship.</p><p />
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL6624 more like this
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less than 2014-04-15T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-15T12:00:00.00Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this