- Aug 9, 2001
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"he is her subject like the rest of us Brits are"
Nope. We are citizens and haven't been "subjects" since 1949.
"Here's the tricky bit for the UK: When you search for the piece of paper explaining exactly when we stopped being subjects and became citizens, you won't find it...
...we are legally "subjects" because there isn't a single piece of paper that says otherwise, the sweep of history essentially finds that we are citizens, albeit in constitutionally different ways to other nations."