§ 88. Mr. Hector Hughes
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many applications for naturalisation from persons resident in Scotland and England, respectively, were made to his Department since July, 1945; how many of these were granted; and how many now remain to be dealt with.
§ Mr. Ede
Separate figures for England and Scotland are not available. The following are the figures for the whole of Great Britain:
Applications for naturalization outstanding on 31st July, 1945, owing to suspension of naturalisation during the war 15,700 Applications received since, to 19th April, 1947 21,982 37,682
Certificates of naturalisation issued since 31st July, 1945. Between 31st July and 31st December, 1945 178 During 1946 4,431 Between 1st January and 19th April, 1947 4,613 9,222 Applications otherwise disposed of (refusal, deaths, etc.) 964 Total 10,186 Outstanding 27,496