To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many passports submitted in support of an application for naturalisation as a British citizen were found to have a counterfeit Home Office stamp purporting to grant settlement in each year since 2010.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
10 November 2015
Information on how many individuals submitted a passport with a counterfeit stamp purporting to a grant settlement, in support of a naturalisation application is not aggregated in national reporting systems. This information could only be obtained by a disproportionately expensive manual case by case search to collate the data.