Marriage and Religious Weddings - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:06 am on 30th June 2020.

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Photo of Lord Dholakia Lord Dholakia Co-Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrat Peers 11:06 am, 30th June 2020

My Lords, is there any evidence of girls being married before reaching the legal age at which marriage is permissible, particularly during the Covid emergency of recent times, and is the situation regularly monitored here and abroad to ensure that this does not happen to girls settled in the United Kingdom?