On 1 December this year, the New Statesman reported that the citizenship of nearly six million British people could be jeopardised by the Nationality and Borders Bill. The new law would give Home Secretary Priti Patel unprecedented powers to deprive people of British citizenship without notifying them.
Since we first reported these figures, more than 300,000 people have signed a petition against Clause 9 of the bill, which includes the most controversial changes.
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Ben van der Merwe’s report shows the number of people living in the UK whose citizenship could be revoked without warning if Clause 9 were to be introduced, and finds that the risk is disproportionately focused on people from ethnic minorities.