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Naturalisation: English Language

Volume 461: debated on Monday 11 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many applications for naturalisation as a British citizen were (a) delayed and (b) refused because of concerns about the veracity of the evidence supplied by the applicants on his or her knowledge of English in the last period for which figures are available. (121153)

The information requested could be obtained only by the detailed examination of individual case records at disproportionate cost.