Monarchy: Succession

Justice written question – answered on 25th January 2010.

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Photo of Norman Baker Norman Baker Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what external legal advice he has taken in respect of the rights of illegitimate children in succession to the Crown, and the UK's interpretative declaration made in February 1981 of articles 9 and 10 of the European Convention on the Legal Status of Children Born out of Wedlock.

Photo of Jack Straw Jack Straw The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice

There is no record of any external legal advice having been sought or received in respect of these matters.

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