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Marriage: Humanism

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN HL8426, tabled on 6 June 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to a laying an order under section 14 of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 to give legal recognition to marriages performed by Humanists UK, as recommended in the recent report of the All Party Parliamentary Humanist Group Any Lawful Impediment?

Answered on

20 June 2018

The Government welcomes the engagement of the All-Party Parliamentary Humanist group and we are giving careful consideration to the findings of the group’s inquiry.