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Forced Marriage: Convictions

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 11th September 2018.

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Photo of David Davies David Davies Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee

To ask the Secretary of State Justice, how many people have been convicted of offences relating to forced marriage in the last three years.

Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

The number of defendants prosecuted and convicted of offences relating to forced marriage, from 2015-2017, can be found at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/733981/outcomes-by-offence-tool-2017-update.xlsx

Search ‘Offence’ for ’36.1 Forced marriage’ and ’66.6 Breach of a forced marriage protection order’.

Figures for 2018 are planned for publication in May 2019.

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