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Succession: Males

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 57352, tabled on 15 October 2021

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what plans the Government has to end male primogeniture.

Answered on

20 October 2021

Reform of the succession to the hereditary peerage raises a variety of complex issues and therefore any changes need careful consideration and wider engagement.

Answered by

Cabinet Office
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