HC Deb 04 July 1940 vol 362 cc1019-20W
Sir J. Lucas

asked the Home Secretary whether his attention has been drawn to the fact that a German statute was promulgated immediately after the war giving German nationality to any foreigners volunteering for the German army, even in the case of persons who have not renounced their own nationality; and whether he will consider this statute as a precedent when considering cases of foreigners serving in or with the British Forces who desire to become British citizens?

Sir J. Anderson

It has already been decided in principle to afford special facilities for naturalisation to French citizens who continue to support the Allied cause; but I am not in a position to say anything more explicit at the present moment.

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