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Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships

Home Office written question – answered on 6th March 2020.

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Photo of Paul Blomfield Paul Blomfield Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the proposed electronic system for registering marriages will provide for the inclusion of the details of both parents on marriage certificates.

Photo of Kevin Foster Kevin Foster The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Home Office is currently working on implementation plans to introduce the provisions in The Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration Etc) Act 2019.

This will facilitate an update of the marriage entry to include the names of both parents of a couple.

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