The move to strip him of his UK passport was one of the last actions sanctioned by Theresa May.
In the wake of that decision, Letts is now the responsibility of the Canadian Government with one Whitehall insider saying, “It’s Canada’s problem now”.
Although no country is allowed to make a citizen stateless, due to his Canadian nationality, the Government can, therefore, sanction the removal of his UK passport.
The Government’s action has since sparked fury from the Canadian Government.
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