Nuptial Agreements - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:59 pm on 25 April 2023.

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Photo of Lord St John of Bletso Lord St John of Bletso Crossbench 2:59, 25 April 2023

My Lords, I have practised as a divorce lawyer in South Africa, where the prenuptial agreement is respected, and it should not be seen purely as a protection for high net worth individuals. Why is there so much resistance to respecting and introducing a prenuptial agreement?