HC Deb 27 October 1947 vol 443 c37W
Mr. S. Shephard

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many Poles who have served in the Armed Forces have now been given British Nationality.

Mr. Ede

Poles serving in His Majesty's Forces on regular engagement may, after a year's satisfactory service, apply for naturalisation. The scheme has been in existence for less than a year so that no applications have yet been received. As regards Poles who enlisted in the Polish Resettlement Corps, the position is still as indicated in my reply of 31st July, 1947, to which I would refer the hon. Member.

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