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Citizenship

Volume 976: debated on Friday 21 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if a British woman, only one of whose parents was born in the United Kingdom, will normally be able to register her minor0 child, born overseas, as a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies.

A woman citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies who was not born in the United Kingdom is not normally able to have her minor child who was born abroad registered unless the child's father becomes a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies and it is clear that the child's future is likely to lie in this country.

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if a woman born in the United Kingdom will normally be able to register her minor child, born overseas, as a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies.