We’re back at Westminster for the new Parliamentary term - and I’m pleased to be leading the first debate, on the subject of citizenship fees being charged to children entitled in law to register as UK citizens.
The Home Secretary himself accepted the +£1,000 fee was a “huge” amount to ask children to pay when I asked him about this at the Home Affairs Committee a few months back. Most of the fee is Home Office profit. If kids can’t afford it they can be left in precarious situations - much like the Windrush generation.
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