§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many nationality applications were completed in the year to March 2001; and how many he expects to be completed in the year to March 2002. 
§ Angela Eagle
[holding answer 10 April 2002]: In the year to March 2001 94,090 nationality applications were completed, exceeding the target of 91,000.
The target for the year to March 2002 remained at 91,000 and indications are that the target will again be exceeded and the final total will be higher than that achieved in the year to March 2001.