Women and Equality written question – answered on 21st January 2008.

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May Shadow Minister (Women), Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

To ask the Minister for Women and Equality what estimate she has made of the number of recognised legal polygamous marriages in the United Kingdom.

Photo of Barbara Follett Barbara Follett Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Government Equalities Office

A formal estimate has not been made although it is generally thought there are fewer than 1,000 legally recognised polygamous marriages within the UK.

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Posted on 10 Feb 2008 9:57 pm (Report this annotation)

how many wives can one bring into the UK?