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FREE BRITISH PASSPORT UPGRADE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1633A1: tabled on 09 October 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Martin Vickers on 13 September 2018. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

leave out from 'Eu' to end and insert 'means the loss of UK citizens' ability to live, work, love, travel and study freely across 27 other EU member states; further believes that having a blue and gold passport will not make up for the loss of freedoms and rights associated with holding an EU passport; is concerned that those who choose to keep these freedoms and citizenship rights face having them taken away against their will in the event that the UK leaves the EU; and calls on the Government to allow British people to individually opt-in and retain their EU citizenship if the UK leaves the EU.'.

Original motion text

That this House believes that leaving the EU gives the UK a unique opportunity to restore its national identity; supports the Government's announcement that passports will return to their traditional, iconic blue and gold design; and encourages the Government to offer free replacements to the first 10,000 British applicants.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.