New Clause 3 - Acquisition of British citizenship by birth or adoption: comprehensive sickness insurance

Part of Nationality and Borders Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 12:30 pm ar 4 Tachwedd 2021.

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Photo of Stuart McDonald Stuart McDonald Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Home Affairs) 12:30, 4 Tachwedd 2021

It is useful that guidance exists, but does the Minister appreciate that if somebody is considering spending more than £1,000 to make an application and there is no clarity—nothing stronger—they almost certainly will not take the risk? Is it not possible to put something firmer into the guidance for caseworkers to say that, in the overwhelming majority of cases, the lack of CSI should be ignored?