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star this property date less than 2017-10-26more like thismore than 2017-10-26
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Marriage: Muslims more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to ask the Law Commission to examine how to improve the protection of British Muslim women in marriage law. more like this
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Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-09more like thismore than 2017-11-09
star this property answer text <p>Muslims are free to enter into a legally valid marriage in their place of worship under the same provisions that apply to most other religious groups. The Government recognises that there are complex reasons that some do not, including conscious choice. We are considering the issues, but we have not seen evidence that changing the law would necessarily address the concern.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2017-11-09T13:30:51.17Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-09T13:30:51.17Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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