HC Deb 28 June 1993 vol 227 c339W
Mr. Allen

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many individuals have applied for British citizenship under the British Nationality (Hong Kong) Act 1990; and how many have been awarded British citizenship so far.

Mr. Charles Wardle

As at 19 June 1993, 66,734 applications had been received from principal applicants. No record is kept of the number of dependants shown on the applications. A total of 30,762 principal beneficiaries had been registered as British citizens by that date together with 51,127 dependants.