HC Deb 22 July 1996 vol 282 cc54-5W
Mr. Henderson

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many minor children born to a British overseas citizen parent outside the United Kingdom have(a) been registered and (b) been refused registration as (i) a British citizen and (ii) a British overseas citizen in each year since 1 January 1994. [38075]

Mr. Kirkhope

The information is not available in the form requested. Minor children may apply for registration as British overseas citizens under section 27 of the British Nationality Act 1981. The numbers of grants made under this section, most of which will have been made to minor children born abroad to a British overseas citizen parent, are as follows:

  1. 1994: 2
  2. 1995: 1
  3. 1996: 1 (to date)