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Soldiers' UK citizenship appeal

Jan 31, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

SAJID JAVID will today hear a personal appeal to grant UK citizenship to 295 Hong Kong British Army veterans who were denied UK passports when the former colony was handed back to China in 1997.

A delegation, led by Andrew Rosindell, Tory MP, will urge the Home Secretary to reverse the refusals to right an "injustice" to Hong Kong Chinese soldiers who gave up to 18 years' service to the British Army.

It will include two former Hong Kong soldiers representing the group of 295 who are ...