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British Women Overseas (Children's Nationality)

Volume 955: debated on Thursday 3 August 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proposals he is considering to allow children born to British women living temporarily overseas to have British nationality.

As was indicated in paragraph 39 of the Green Paper on nationality law (Cmnd. 6795) the Government consider that when the law is amended provision should be made for British women to transmit citizenship on the same terms as men.