HC Deb 07 May 1968 vol 764 cc65-6W
Sir S. Summers

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what relations are covered by the term dependent in the context of immigrants permitted to apply for their dependants to join them in Great Britain; whether the applications are so framed as to enable him to state the numbers in each category of relationship; and what these numbers are.

Mr. Ennals

The rules for the admission of dependants of Commonwealth citizens are set out in the published Instructions to Immigration Officers (Cmnd. Papers Nos. 3064 and 3566). They do not require a Commonwealth citizen resident here to apply for permission for his dependants to join him. But the statistics of Commonwealth immigration, published annually as White Papers and now placed in the Library of the House every month, give the numbers of dependent men, women and children admitted.

Mrs. Shirley Williams

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