Canada: Religious Freedom:Written question - 269734

Asked by Jim Shannon
Asked on: 26 June 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Canada: Religious Freedom
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will hold discussions with the Quebec Government on Bill 21 on the wearing of religious symbols by public officials at work.
Answered by: Sir Alan Duncan
Answered on: 02 July 2019

​Quebec has a democratically elected government that makes its own decisions on such matters. It would be inappropriate for the British Government to seek to influence Quebec's internal affairs.

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