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You can apply for British citizenship by ‘naturalisation’ if you: You must also: Residency requirements You should have lived in the UK for at least 5 years before the date of your application. You cannot include any time spent in the UK when you’re exempt from immigration control (for...

You need to attend a citizenship ceremony if you’re 18 or over and have successfully applied to become a British citizen. You must book the ceremony within 3 months of being sent an invitation from the Home Office. If you become a British citizen under the Windrush...

17 July 2018 Policing Minister Nick Hurd Officers will have the chance to give their opinions on how policing can be improved in a review being launched by Policing Minister Nick Hurd.The Home Office wants to hear from frontline police officers and staff on how support and...

17 July 2018 Pension regulations which could have discriminated against some groups, including fathers, same sex partners, and adopting couples have been successfully challenged by the Federation. PFEW challenged provisions of the Police Pension Schemes and Additional Voluntary Contributions Amendment (England and Wales) Regulations 2018 which unfairly...