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British Nationality: Children

Question for Home Office

UIN HL2439, tabled on 6 September 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will publish the revised policy guidance on applications for registration of minors as British citizens by discretion under section 3(1) of the British Nationality Act 1981, following their commitment to conduct a review of the policy guidance in settling proceedings brought by five teenagers assisted by the Project for the Registration of Children as British Citizens in the High Court in April.

Answered on

20 September 2021

We are committed to our review of the policy, but due to ongoing litigation, we do not anticipate completing it until a more appropriate time.

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Home Office