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EDM (Early Day Motion) 737: tabled on 11 October 2005

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House acknowledges the significant anomaly which exists in Northern Ireland whereby people in Northern Ireland who were not born in the Republic of Ireland can choose to have an Irish passport with no naturalisation process being required, while those born in the Republic since 1949, but living for many years since in Northern Ireland paying UK taxes and voting in UK elections can only choose to have a British passport after going through such a naturalisation process; and calls upon the Government to rectify this anomaly as a matter of urgency.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.