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Gurkhas: Immigration

Volume 493: debated on Tuesday 2 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he has received representations from the government of Nepal on proposals to grant residency rights to Gurkha soldiers who have served in the armed forces. (277431)

Our embassy in Kathmandu has maintained a constructive dialogue with the Nepalese Government about developments on the settlement policy for Gurkhas. The Nepalese Government have not expressed any concerns to the Government.