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Campbell: 'Making citizens temporally stateless may be illegal'

Former Lib Dem leader Sir Menzies Campbell has said a temporary ban on British citizens re-entering the country may be illegal.

British-born jihadists in Iraq and Syria could be temporarily banned from returning to the UK under plans being considered by the government.

The BBC understands UK nationals suspected of being involved in terror acts would be allowed to keep their British citizenship.

Sir Menzies told Radio 4's The World This Weekend that the ban would have to be tested in the courts.

  • 31 Aug 2014
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