“The right hon. Lady’s understanding of the British Nationality Act 1981 is accurate. Any person born outside the UK after 1 January 1983 whose mother is a UK citizen by birth is British by descent.”

House of Commons debates, 3 May 2011, 4:39 pm (Bradley Manning discussion) quoted by Ann Clwyd (Cynon Valley) (Lab)

“For this coalition government – equalities is not an add-on – it is an integral part of how we intend to build a stronger economy and a fairer society.”
Lynne Feathersto​ne (equalities minister) on her blog regarding the Government Equality Strategy. 5 December 2010

My youngest brother was born in 1982, but if he was born just a few months later, I would have to go through this whole process, and he wouldn’t. How does that make sense? Comment on blog post: People born before 1983 to British mothers