§ Mrs. Hayman
asked the Secretary of Stale for the Home Department how many members of ethnic minority groups resident in the United Kingdom are estimated to be citizens of the United Kingdom and Colonies; how many citizens of each Commonwealth country and Pakistan have acquired United Kingdom citizenship in the last 20 years; and how many of these are estimated to have dual citizenship with their country of origin.
§ Mr. Alexander W. Lyon
I regret that information is not available on which to base the estimates asked for in the first and third parts of my hon. Friend's Question. The numbers of208W citizens of New Commonwealth countries and Pakistan who have acquired citizenship of the United Kingdom and Colonies in the United Kingdom in the last 20 years are as follows:—
Citizens of New Commonwealth countries registered, and citizens of Pakistan registered and naturalised, as citizens of the United Kingdom and Colonies during the years 1956–1975
(a) New Commonwealth Bahamas 21 Bagladesh 1,281 Barbados 7,090 Botswana 9 Cyprus 21,697 Fiji 1,250 Gambia 184 Ghana 1,088 Grenada 815 Guyana 13,780 India 83,147 Jamaica 27,736 Kenya 7,296 Lesotho 56 Malawi 115 Malaysia 2,200 Malta 4,017 Mauritius 8,514 Nigeria 3,998 Sierra Leone 520 Singapore 2,466 Sri Lanka 4,733 Swaziland 20 Tanzania 2,993 Tonga 17 Trinidad and Tobago 5,430 Uganda 1,727 Zambia 435 British subjects without citizenship 6,653 Total New Commonwealth 209,288 (b) Pakistan 101,233 Total (New and Commonwealth and Pakistan) 310,521