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British Nationality

Question for Home Office

UIN HL7592, tabled on 12 April 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their rationale for continuing to offer British Citizenship to EU migrants.

Answered on

22 April 2016

The requirements for naturalisation are set out in the British Nationality Act 1981 and include a period of lawful residence, settled status, good character, and knowledge of language and life in the United Kingdom. These apply equally to EEA and non-EEA nationals.

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