HC Deb 03 December 1951 vol 494 c199W
101. Mr. Alport

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will introduce legislation to rectify the anomalies of, and the injustices caused by, the present nationality laws.

Sir D. Maxwell Fyfe

I understand that my hon. Friend has in mind the fact that under the British Nationality Act, 1948, a person who is a citizen of an independent Commonwealth country is not normally also a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies. All such persons are, however, British subjects under the Act and I am not aware of any injustices or of anomalies that would warrant a departure from the general principle on which the Act is based.

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