C of E General Synod debates cost of applying for citizenship

The cost of applying for citizenship in the UK is too high, unfair, and risks undoing the work of integration, General Synod was told today.

…[Yesterday] morning’s debate highlighted the issues faced by those with indefinite leave to remain in the UK who face a prohibitive cost – currently £1,282 for each adult – to apply for citizenship. Those who do not apply for citizenship but have indefinite leave to remain cannot vote in elections, have more limited travel options and cannot take up their full civic responsibilities, despite paying tax.

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