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Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 7090, tabled on 14 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to promote the making of wills; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

20 July 2015

The law of succession is devolved in Northern Ireland. My Department promoted the making of wills in England and Wales as part of a public awareness raising campaign during March this year. Choice Not Chance used traditional and social media to highlight the benefits of making a will and the consequences of not doing so. The key messages and digital material continue to be used by stakeholders and we will continue to push the importance of making a will via our social media channels.

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