1. Yes, in order to be eligible in five years time to obtain Indefinite Leave to Remain and citizenship, it is necessary that your non-EEA partner and your EEA child have private medical cover. Adding them to your private health insurance cover is sufficient so long as the policy covers all sickness and a stay in hospital where you would otherwise be reliance upon the NHS. Essentially, the medical insurance policy must be wide enough so as to ensure that neither your partner nor child need to rely upon the NHS medical service.
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