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UK Citizenship

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people have been stripped of UK citizenship under the provisions of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2005 as referred to in the 12-point plan announced by the then Prime Minister in August 2005, in each quarter since the Act came into effect. (291303)

[holding answer 16 September 2009]: Since its amendment by section 56 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, orders have been issued under section 40 of the British Nationality Act 1981 against three people, depriving them of their British citizenship. The first occurred in the third quarter of 2006, another in the final quarter of 2007 and the third individual had an order made against them in the second quarter of 2009.