Westminster News

Church Commissioner's Questions | 7th December 2017

MPs put questions to the Second Church Estates Commissioner on the Bills she and the Bishop of St Albans are sponsoring to enable mothers names to be registered in equal terms alongside fathers on marriage certificates, and on attacks on religious minorities in Egypt.

MPs to debate including mother’s names on marriage certificates

The House of Commons will debate the future of marriage registration certificates in England and Wales after Conservative MP for Meriden, Dame Caroline Spelman, presented draft legislation to MPs to have mother’s names included on the documents.