The data from Eurostat shows that 6,555 of British nationals acquired citizenship in other member states, up 165% from 2,478 in 2015.
Britain will become the first country to leave the European Union on March 29 next year and many Britons have applied for citizenship of other bloc members to be sure they will still have the right to travel and work freely in the remaining 27 states.
"The only democratic way to finish this process is to make sure the people of this country - not MPs across Europe- have the final say, giving them an informed choice on the two options available to them: the deal the government brings back and our current terms".
He was Prime Minister of Belgium for nine years (1999-2008), leading three separate governments, all of which means he knows more than a thing or three about the art of the complex political deal.
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Asked to describe that January 6, 2017 meeting two weeks before Trump took office, Comey said: "Really weird". Trump appeared less concerned by the attack, Comey said, than by how it could undermine his victory.
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His failure to secure it prompted then-US President Barack Obama to request congressional approval for a US strike against Assad. Fellow Tory MP John Baron said any " substantial military commitment " should be approved by Parliament before any action.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said financial firms should feel comfortable about relying on a transition deal agreed last month between Britain and the EU.
Recent remarks by Labour's Barry Gardiner, the UK's shadow trade secretary, where he appeared to underplay the importance of a soft border post Brexit - which is Labour's position - and suggested that the Government was focusing on the Border issue for economic reasons, have done little to allay concerns in the business community about their future once the United Kingdom leaves the EU.
But Ireland's ambassador to the UK, Daniel Mulhall, said the country had received half a million in the applications in the first half of 2017. What do you do?
Towler said the planned museum was "not really going to be competing with Alton Towers" - a popular theme park.
They also want answers on children's rights, communications plans and protection from the hostile environment policy the Home Office operates for migrants it wants to deport. This can include the freezing of bank accounts, cancellation of driving licences, child benefit, the ending of employment contracts and eviction from rental property.