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unstar this property date less than 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Marriage: Humanism more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals to amend section 14 of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 to give legal recognition to humanist marriages before waiting for the outcome of the Law Commission’s review. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 287918 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
star this property answer text <p>The Law Commission review that the Government announced this June is a fundamental review of the law on how and where people can legally marry in England and Wales. As part of that review, the Government invited the Law Commission to make recommendations about how marriage by humanist and other non-religious belief organisations could be incorporated into a revised or new scheme for all marriages that is simple, fair and consistent.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
star this property answering member printed Wendy Morton more like this
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less than 2019-10-03T14:47:41.727Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T14:47:41.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Wendy Morton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
1145319
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Marriage: Humanism more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, for what reasons the Law Commission is undertaking a review into humanist marriages. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 287919 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
star this property answer text <p>The Law Commission review that the Government announced this June is a fundamental review of the law on how and where people can legally marry in England and Wales. The law has been added to over several centuries without any systematic reform.</p><p> </p><p>As part of that review, the Government invited the Law Commission to make recommendations about how marriage by humanist and other non-religious belief organisations could be incorporated into a revised or new scheme for all marriages that is simple, fair and consistent.</p><p> </p><p>The Law Commission has published the terms of reference for the review at https://www.lawcom.gov.uk/project/weddings/.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
star this property answering member printed Wendy Morton more like this
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less than 2019-10-03T14:47:04.893Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T14:47:04.893Z
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star this property label Biography information for Wendy Morton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
1145320
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Marriage: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what funding has been allocated to the Law Commission review of the law on marriage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 287920 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
star this property answer text <p>The Law Commission will review the law on how and where people can marry in England and Wales, and will provide recommendations for a simple, fair and consistent system which gives couples choice in to marry in a way that is meaningful to them. The cost of this project will be approximately £400,000.</p><p> </p><p>This cost is for the resource for two years of a project team made up of one full-time lawyer, one full-time research assistant, a proportion of the time of a team manager and some travel, publication and translation costs (totalling approximately £150,000 per year) plus the cost of engaging a specialist academic (£50,000 per year).</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
star this property answering member printed Wendy Morton more like this
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less than 2019-10-03T14:51:15.837Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T14:51:15.837Z
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star this property label Biography information for Wendy Morton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Probate: Standards more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the probate system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 911811 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
star this property answer text <p>Waiting times in the probate service have recently increased. However, following urgent action by the courts service, they are now starting to improve.</p><p> </p><p>The temporary delays were the result of more work coming into the system and the impact of the initial move to a new IT system for managing probate work.</p><p> </p><p>Now that move is complete, and the unusually high workload has been dealt with, we expect waiting times to continue to improve – and be back to normal levels in the coming weeks.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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less than 2019-07-09T16:19:12.76Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T16:19:12.76Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this