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Conversion Therapy

Question for Women and Equalities

UIN HL3760, tabled on 8 November 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether their consultation on how to make coercive conversion therapies illegal is in line with the Cabinet Office Consultation Principles in that all consultations involving the voluntary and community sector should be of 12 weeks duration; and whether they will extend the six-week planned consultation.

Answered on

16 November 2021

The consultation on banning conversion therapy opened on 29 October and will run until 10 December. The consultation follows the Cabinet Office consultation principles, which were updated in 2018 and can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/consultation-principles-guidance.

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Women and Equalities