Civil Partnerships: Heterosexuality:Written question - 209385

(Lewisham, Deptford)
Asked on: 16 January 2019
Women and Equalities
Civil Partnerships: Heterosexuality
To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, pursuant to the Answer of 23 October to Question 179255, what progress her Department has made on introducing legislative proposals on the extension of civil partnerships to heterosexual couples.
Answered by: Victoria Atkins
Answered on: 23 January 2019

The government remains committed to extending civil partnerships to opposite-sex couples, and is supporting the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration etc.) Private Members Bill. We are considering with the Bill’s sponsors how best this could be used to extend civil partnerships to opposite-sex couples.

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