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Commonwealth Immigrants

Volume 888: debated on Monday 17 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give more complete categories of reasons for the acceptance for settlement during the third quarter of 1974 of Commonwealth citizens who were at first admitted on conditions to the United Kingdom.

Following is the information asked for:

Commonwealth citizens accepted for settlement after admission on conditions:
July-September 1974
4 years in approved employment25
Grandparent born in United Kingdom216
Married to person settled in United Kingdom1,577
Children joining parents177
Parents joining children27
Claim to patriality upheld123
5 years' lawful residence1,792
Immune from deportation after 5 years' residence479