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- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (1 December 2014)
Government's response to their consultation on humanist marriage – Lord Harrison.
- Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (25 November 2014)
Sixth Delegated Legislation Committee: Draft Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 and Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2014.
- Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill [HL]: Committee (21 November 2014) See 20 other results from this debate
Lord Cashman: My Lords, I welcome all the noble Baroness’s amendments. They seem sensible and the principle of equality is at the heart of them. I just wanted to point out that, given the equal marriage Act and the Civil Partnership Act, feasible as it is for a noble Baroness to find her footballer, it is equally feasible for a noble Lord, too.
- Written Answers — Department for Education: Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (21 November 2014) See 1 other result from this answer
Kevin Brennan: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent representations she has received on the teaching of British values as they relate to same sex marriage and relationships; and if she will make a statement.
- Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Domestic Violence (21 November 2014)
Michael Penning: ...; run two successful campaigns to challenge perceptions of abuse; placed Domestic Homicide Reviews on a statutory footing to make sure lessons are learnt from individual tragedies; criminalised forced marriage and consulted on the creation of a single criminal offence of domestic abuse. The Ministry of Justice Court Proceeding Database holds information on offences provided by the...
- UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: Digital Impact — Motion to Take Note (20 November 2014)
Lord Farmer: ...education as standard. The biology of sex is already compulsory, but learning about conflict resolution and how to conduct respectful and non-manipulative relationships is also indispensable to a rounded education. Finally, those writing storylines for soaps should be exploring the anatomy of commitment and why marriage makes a difference, recognising the drama in the effort that many...
- Human Rights (Burma) (19 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate
Hugo Swire: ...with the Burmese Government, and I discussed it with the Bangladeshi Foreign Minister when I met him in the Asia-Europe meeting in Milan in October. My hon. Friend raised, too, the proposed legislation on inter-faith marriage and religious conversion. We have made clear to Burmese parliamentarians and Ministers that, if enacted, these laws would contravene international standards and...
- Veterans (Support and Rehabilitation) (19 November 2014)
Anna Soubry: ...intelligently at doing things differently by, for example, placing the individual with an organisation such as Forces in the Community. If, for example, someone has a problem with drugs or drink, if they are homeless or if their marriage is falling to pieces, they are put together with local organisations that can help them. In such a way, we can deliver what we should be delivering for...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (19 November 2014)
Crispin Blunt: Thank you for calling me, Mr Speaker—I had not spotted the opportunity. The Prime Minister will know that the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 was built on the twin pillars of equality and support for marriage. Will he now put a rocket under the Ministry of Justice to ensure that, under this Administration, we can deliver the same rights for those who want to celebrate their...
- Consular Marriages and Marriages under Foreign Law (No. 2) Order 2014 (18 November 2014)
Consular Marriages and Marriages under Foreign Law (No. 2) Order 2014
- Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (Consequential and Contrary Provisions and Scotland) and Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2014 (18 November 2014)
Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (Consequential and Contrary Provisions and Scotland) and Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2014
- Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Conversion of Civil Partnership) Regulations 2014: Motion to Approve (18 November 2014) See 5 other results from this debate
Lord Jenkin of Roding: My Lords, I too support these regulations. Perhaps I might just respond to the noble Lord, Lord Paddick, by reminding him that there was only one party that actually included same-sex marriage in its manifesto. That was the Conservative Party. The Conservative Party was the only one to promise the original Act in its manifesto. Having said that, I too rejoice that this now has complete...
- Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Conversion of Civil Partnership) Regulations 2014 (18 November 2014)
Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Conversion of Civil Partnership) Regulations 2014
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (18 November 2014)
Lord Bates: ...robust protections in the world against violence towards women and we already comply with the majority of the articles to the convention. One of the key components was the criminalisation of forced marriage which has now come into force following Royal Assent of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014. However government departments and the devolved administrations continue...
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Marriage (18 November 2014)
Lord Lester of Herne Hill: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider making the payment of dowries by brides' families unlawful. To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to consider introducing legislation in England and Wales similar to India’s Dowry Prohibition Act 1961 so as to prohibit the giving or taking of a dowry, and India’s Domestic Violence Act 2005 so as to...
- Modern Slavery Bill — Second Reading (Continued) (17 November 2014)
Baroness Hodgson of Abinger: ...can confirm whether those figures are accurate. As has already been discussed, people are being trafficked here for a variety of reasons, from forced labour and domestic servitude to sexual exploitation and forced marriage. I agree with other noble Lords that, as vital as it is to apprehend and prosecute the traffickers, it is of equal importance that we support the victims and help them...
- Written Answers — Home Office: Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships: Welsh Language (17 November 2014)
Kevin Brennan: ...she has to implement the recommendations in paragraph 12.2 of the report of the Commission on Devolution in Wales published in March 2014 in relation to the Welsh language registration of births, marriages and deaths and cremations and burials.
- Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Act 2014 (17 November 2014)
James Brokenshire: ...Immigration Act received Royal Assent in May. Much has already been implemented. This includes new powers to revoke driving licences from illegal migrants, new duties on Registrars to report sham marriages and new Article 8 provisions that will require the Courts to give due weight to the public interest when deciding deportation and immigration cases raising the right to respect for...
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Marriage (17 November 2014)
Lord Lester of Herne Hill: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to introduce legislation enabling humanist marriages to be recognised.