Lord Tariq Ahmad Letter Reply to Foreign Affairs Committee Evidence Session
After giving evidence to the Foreign Affairs Committee where Minister of State, Lord Tariq Ahmad and Ben Merrick (Director for Overseas Territories) were asked to clarify what is being done in the Foreign Office to ensure BOT children of descent born out of wedlock to BOT fathers are given retrospective right to register for British/BOT nationality by descent. His response at the time, seemed unclear and appeared ill informed.
"Discussions are on going" = the issue remains stuck in the wheels of bureaucracy in government offices. What a surprise - Not!
Please read his reply below: