HC Deb 27 May 1976 vol 912 c372W
Mr. Wall

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many non-patrial British passport holders and their dependants are estimated to reside in Malawi, Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Hong Kong, respectively.

Mr. Luard

Estimates, derived from information provided by the relevant overseas diplomatic posts, of the number of non-patrial British passport holders, including dependants, resident in the countries mentioned are as follows:

Malawi 6,000
Kenya 17,000
Zambia 5,000
Tanzania 10,000
Malaysia 110,000
Singapore 30,000
*Sri Lanka 400,000
India 25,000
Pakistan 1,086
Bangladesh not available
Hong Kong 2,000,000
* The Governments of Sri Lanka and India have agreed to confer citizenship of one country or the other on these persons.