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UK citizenship charges

EDM (Early Day Motion) 262: tabled on 29 June 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House regrets the extortionate charges for people wanting to gain citizenship to the UK; highlights that the fees are much higher than European neighbours and international allies; further highlights the exceptional social and economic benefit that immigrants contribute to the UK; and, finally, urges the Government to lower that cost to encourage immigration in a post-Brexit world.

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.

Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 June 2021
Motherwell and Wishaw
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 June 2021
Strangford
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 June 2021
Dundee West
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2021
Hayes and Harlington
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 June 2021
Ceredigion
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 July 2021
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 July 2021
Glasgow North
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 July 2021
Dundee East
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 2021
Bath
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 5 July 2021
Brighton, Pavilion
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 2 July 2021
Arfon
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 July 2021
Perth and North Perthshire
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 July 2021
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 July 2021
Glasgow Central
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 July 2021
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 July 2021
Glasgow South
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 8 July 2021
Belfast South
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2021
Glasgow South West
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2021
Edinburgh North and Leith
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2022
York Central

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.