Oral Answers to Questions — Married Women (Nationality).

– in the House of Commons on 2nd April 1925.

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Photo of Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence , Leicester West


asked the Home Secretary whether he has now communicated to the Governments of the Dominions the Resolution, passed by this Rouse on 18th February, relating to the nationality of married women; whether lie accompanied any such communication with a recommendation urging its acceptance; and whether he has received any replies?

Photo of Mr William Joynson-Hicks Mr William Joynson-Hicks , Twickenham

The Resolution has been communicated to the Dominions, as indicated in my answer of the 5th March. I understand that in com- municating it my right hon. Friend followed the practice usual in such a case and left the record of proceedings to speak for itself. The answer to the third part of the question is in the negative.