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Sharp fall in number of foreigners winning British passports

Sharp fall in number of foreigners winning British passports | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Foreign nationals awarded British citizenship declined by 40 per cent last year as Coalition policies took effect
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The cites the ESRC-funded Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford.

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Public backs removing citizenship from Britons fighting abroad – even for a good cause

Public backs removing citizenship from Britons fighting abroad – even for a good cause | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The UK government is making noises about potentially stripping British people of their citizenship if they join conflicts abroad. But while the proposal is aimed at deterring people from joining Islamic State and other militant groups, our research found support for taking citizenship away even if Britons fight in foreign lands for causes more aligned with UK interests.

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This article, based on current discussions around British citizenship, is written by Thomas Scotto, Harold D Clarke, Jeson Reifler and Paul Whiteley - researchers who all receive funding from the Economic and Social Research Council.

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