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Armed Forces: Foreigners

Volume 493: debated on Tuesday 2 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many non-UK nationals of each nationality who had served in the armed forces have acquired UK citizenship in each of the last 10 years. (277319)

A person’s employment details are not recorded on the UK Border Agency’s computer database as part of a citizenship application. As such, the information requested could be obtained only by the detailed examination of individual case records at disproportionate cost.