On 23 and 24 June, the Supreme Court heard PRCBC & O v SSHD citizenship fee case. You can watch the hearing by following this link:
The Supreme Court will deliver judgment in due course. It’s unclear how soon save to note that the court had treated PRCBC & O as expedited cases. We will provide an update on this page as soon as judgment has been delivered.
In 2013, PRCBC carried out its first intense legal research on the Home Office citizenship fees. We are grateful to the Strategic Fund Legal for funding this legal research in 2013-2014 and Paul Hamlyn Foundation for grants given towards PRCBC’s work in 2014-2015 and 2017-2019. More recently, we are grateful to Therium Access (April 2020 to date), Trust For London (April 2021 to date) and Community Justice Funds (CJF) (2020-2021) for awarding us grants in support of our strategic litigation work and general casework.
We are also grateful to our legal teams, our young people and those organisations who provided supporting statements when PRCBC & Others v SSHD case was prepared for a hearing in the High Court.
See Susan’s Blog: Why is the Government profiteering from my children’s British citizenship rights?
See joint Briefing on citizenship fees published by PRCBC and Amnesty UK, first published in 2016:
For PRCBC background note on this citizenship fee challenge (February 2021):
For our FAQs (updated on 30 May 2021)