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Windrush immigration papers scandal: What it didn't teach UK.gov about data compliance

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Sorry AC they were subjects of the the British Commonwealth not the United Kingdom.

If they had been citizens of the UK then their birth certificates would say so and there would not be any problems now.

While it is true those from the Commonwealth had right of access to the UK it did NOT automatically make them UK citizens, they had to go through a registration process to become a legal UK citizen - my Australian wife had to when we moved to back to the UK so I do know what I'm talking about.

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