We of all groups decry the fact it took so long to get our nationality issues resolved, knowing full well there are many others who are still left out there in limbo. We despise most of the divisiveness being caused in Clauses 9 & 10 and the rest of the Borders part of this bill. Let’s be clear about that. We always wanted to have our issues addressed in a separate bill. We had no control over these decisions. It is amazing how many of these socially-minded fairness campaign
The link below will help you keep track of the bill's progress. Currently in the House of Lords pending 2nd Reading to be held on 5 January 2022. The proceedings can be followed on Parliament TV in the House of Lords. https://bills.parliament.uk/bills/3023
Despite a rough afternoon in the finals stages of the bill, and delay tactics by some opposition MP's, resulting in frustrating the Deputy Speaker, the Third Reading for the Nationality & Borders Bill has now concluded. It now makes its way to the House of Lords where it will be taken up on 5th January 2022 (2nd reading). After that, it will continue its passage and eventually return to the House of Commons for Royal Assent. We will update our "News & Blog" section as things
Twitter: @pritipatel @VotePursglove @BorisJohnson "Once again, you (Majority of conservative MP's) have failed to do the right thing for Chagossian children. Why? How hard was it for you all to agree to this or water it down a little? We are lost for words. You have broken many hearts and dreams today." We will not give up! Conservative MP's = No = 309 Opposition MP's and some conservative MP's Yes = 245 The No's have it.
Nationality and Borders Bill - Report Stage & Third Reading: House of Commons Tuesday 7 December 2021 Meeting starts at 11.30 am Legislation: Nationality And Borders Bill (Day 1): Remaining Stages https://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/1f5ec3c7-be92-4d7a-a6d2-59c4491e17e8 Wednesday 8 December 2021 Meeting starts at 11.30 am Legislation: Nationality And Borders Bill (Half Day): Conclusion of Remaining Stages https://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/0520c7da-d876-4a41-84c3-110b0509
A key part of the Nationality and Borders Bill (Part 1) currently before the UK Parliament is to correct historical wrongs for children of descent. The Project for the Registration of Children as British Citizens (PRCBC) & Amnesty UK report to MP's & Peers has been updated to include key issues: Children of Chagossian Descent and Good Character requirement amongst many things. The addendum report can be found here: https://prcbc.files.wordpress.com/2021/12/nbb-briefingcommon
The date for the 2nd reading of the Nationality and Borders Bill in the House of Lords has been set for Wednesday 5 January 2022 in the main chamber. Listed as 2nd item after oral questions starting at 3 PM. The estimated read is 3:40 PM. This is now the 2nd part of this bill's journey.