Prisoners (Marriage)

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th November 1960.

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Photo of Lieut-Colonel John Cordeaux Lieut-Colonel John Cordeaux , Nottingham Central 12:00 am, 24th November 1960

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will amend his regulations to enable a man to marry while serving a prison sentence, in order to legitimise a child that has already been born.

Photo of Mr Dennis Vosper Mr Dennis Vosper , Runcorn

My right hon. Friend is reviewing present practice and will write to my hon. and gallant Friend as soon as he has completed his consideration of the matter.