Santa on a chimney pot evicting the resident monster.
The Scottish Word:

Void and redd.

I huv here a legal intimation o aw the earth tae bid onie resident o onie lum tae void and redd that lum richt noo fur the duration o mha veesit oan pain, if yer langsome or need raggled oot, o nae Hogmanay denner.

Ahn what’s mair – the secretary of state without needing parliament or the courts (very soon) will be able to remove your citizenship jist like that. Leaving you with no country, no legal protection, and no home to go to. Stateless. She’s mha pal. Be feart, richt feart, and get oot o that lum.

Translation:

void and redd: legal requirement to evacuate from one’s premises making sure that it is left tidy and in good order.

I have here a world wide legal requirement commanding any resident of any chimney to move out of that chimney immediately, leaving it clean and tidy for the duration of my visit on pain, if you are slow to comply or need winkled out, no New Year’s Dinner.

And what’s more – the UK secretary of state without needing parliament or the courts (very soon) will be able to remove your citizenship just like that. Leaving you with no country, no legal protection, and no home to go to. Stateless. She’s my friend. Be afraid, very afriad, and get out of that chimney.

vod ɑnd rɛd
The Scottish Word: void and redd with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.

Citizenship in the UK.

“… we started with a power to deprive naturalised persons with right to citizenship elsewhere, for acts of treason … and by 2006, seemingly unbeknownst to most of the population, the deprivation power was now applicable to all British citizens, in whatever circumstances the Home Sec considered ‘conducive to the public good’, period. …”

“That became a power against all citizens, if it was ‘conducive to the public good’ and *even if* if it would make them stateless, provided the Home Secretary had only ‘reasonable grounds’ for believing they had right to citizenship elsewhere.”

This is a link to a well informed thread, part quoted above, on the history of how removing your citizenship in the UK has progressed. With references.

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