Deprivation of citizenship

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Dear Home Office,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, would you please provide the following information:

1 How many individuals have been deprived of citizenship under the following provisions, for each year since 2006 when section 56 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (c. 13) (deprivation of citizenship) came into force, amending section 40(2) of the British Nationality Act 1981 (c. 61) (deprivation of citizenship: prejudicing UK interests).

2 The text of the letter to Anna Chapman (also known as Anna or Anya Kushchenko) or her representative notifying the deprivation of her citizenship.

Thank you very much.


Dr Kaihsu Tai

Freedom Of Information Team ( IND ), Home Office

Dear Dr Kaihsu Tai

Thank you for your recent e -mail concerning the above matter. We are
currently dealing with your enquiry and will respond shortly.

Kind Regards

FOI Team

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Dear Freedom of Information Team,

Thank you for your acknowledgement dated 15 July of my request. May I remind you that, according to law, you should have responded in substance by 12 August? Thank you very much for your consideration.


Kaihsu Tai

Bateman Linda, Home Office

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Linda Bateman


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