HC Deb 27 June 1916 vol 83 c731

asked the Home Secretary the number of Germans and Austrians who were naturalised in the United Kingdom in each year from 1910 to 1914?

The SECRETARY of STATE for the HOME DEPARTMENT (Mr. Herbert Samuel)

Excluding readmissions of British-born subjects, the figures for the five years are: Germans, 347, 334, 397, 409, and 262; Austrians and Hungarians, 84, 135, 111, 141, and 85. As regards the figures for 1914, I would refer my hon. Friend to my predecessor's answer to the hon. Member for York on the 27th April, 1915.


asked the Home Secretary the number of naturalised Germans and Austrians resident in the Metropolitan Police area?


I can only give the figures for the County of London, and for 1911, the year of the last census. They are: Naturalised Germans, 1,925 males, 850 females; naturalised Austrians and Hungarians, 497 males, 275 females.

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