18:12 GMT29 November 2020
Listen Live
    Europe
    Get short URL
    136
    Subscribe

    Immigration is a sensitive subject in Britain, with the latest scandal over the Windrush generation that rocked the government and the post-Brexit uncertainty surrounding the future of EU citizens residing in the UK. Tens of thousands, as well as Prince Harry’s fiancée US actress Meghan Markle, plan and do apply for British citizenship every year.

    In order to succeed, they have to demonstrate knowledge of British values, history, traditions and everyday life. 

    Becoming a citizen requires a person to have lived in Britain for three years, to have good knowledge of English, to be of sound mind — and to pass the 'Life in the UK' test, which can be tough. The test includes 24 questions selected from some 3,000 facts. Here is a short tester.

    Related:

    Expert Explains Consequences of Amber Rudd Resignation Amid Windrush Scandal
    Theresa May Not Invited to Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle - Reports
    Soon-to-be-Wed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Target of White Powder Letter
    Tags:
    values, citizenship, history, immigration, Meghan Markle, United Kingdom
    Community standardsDiscussion