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Japan: British Overseas Citizenship

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 13 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many British (a) citizens and (b) overseas citizens are registered as living in Japan. (245259)

According to figures supplied by the Japanese Ministry of Justice, as of 17 September 2008 there were 17,328 British registered as living in Japan. This figure includes British overseas citizens as the Japanese authorities do not hold separate figures for different types of British citizenship.