Oral Answers to Questions — Armed Forces (Marriage by Proxy).

– in the House of Commons on 23rd July 1942.

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Mrs. Adamson:

asked the Home Secretary whether he will consider the introduction of special legislation to legalise marriage by proxy of men in the Services?

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

Whether the advantages of such a change in our marriage law would outweigh the disadvantages is a question requiring careful consideration. The subject is receiving the attention of the Service Departments, but I am not at present in a position to make a statement.