§ Mr. Vaughan
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many immigrants have been granted aid from public funds in the year 1971–72 for repatriation under the Immigration Act.111W
§ Mr. Clinton Davis
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is his policy on the provision of assistance through the International Service of Great Britain in connection with the voluntary repatriation from the United Kingdom to their original countries of origin of citizens of British Protectorates, pursuant to Section 29 of the Immigration Act, 1971; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Lane
Section 29 of the Immigration Act, 1971, enables travel assistance to be given to families who wish to settle elsewhere provided that the head of the household is not patrial. The section extends to British protected persons. The Act provides that citizens of the United Kingdom and Colonies become patrial after five years' residence in this country. I am writing to the hon. Member.
§ Mr. Biggs-Davison
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the result of the review of the scheme for the repatriation of Commonwealth immigrants.