Birth Certificates: LGBT People

Home Office written question – answered on 14th July 2021.

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Photo of Thangam Debbonaire Thangam Debbonaire Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 29 June 2021 to Question 20434, what impact assessment she has conducted on people being unable to retrospectively amend their birth certificates to include two same-sex parents.

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

The birth certificate records the facts as collected at the time of registration.

The General Register Office has not therefore conducted an impact assessment on people being unable to retrospectively amend their birth certificates

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