Early day motion 895

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MORGANATIC MARRIAGE AND THE STATUTE OF WESTMINSTER 1931

  • Session: 2004-05
  • Date tabled: 10.03.2005
  • Primary sponsor: Mackinlay, Andrew
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    That this House notes the wording of the preamble of the Statute of Westminster 1931, which declares `that any alteration in the law touching the Succession to the Throne or the Royal Style and Titles shall hereafter require the assent as well as of the Parliaments of all the Dominions as of the Parliament of the United Kingdom', means that any legislation affording His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales a morganatic marriage shall have to be passed identically and simultaneously in parliaments of Canada, Australia and New Zealand, who are specified in the Statute, and that in addition such identical and simultaneous legislation would also have to be passed by the parliaments of all those other sovereign independent states where Her Majesty the Queen is Head of State, namely Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Grenada, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 15.03.2005
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 14.03.2005
Mackinlay, Andrew Labour Party Thurrock 10.03.2005