HC Deb 11 December 1984 vol 69 c405W
Mr. Peter Bruinvels

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many applications for citizenship were under consideration at the end of November; and how this compares with figures in each of the past five years.

Mr. Waddington

The number of applications for citizenship under consideration at the end of November 1984 and in the five preceding years was:—

1979 45,651
1980 53,579
1981 66,208
1982 65,541
1983 77,844
1984 36,707