Marriage law, civil partnership – and Budget 2018

To which a snap reaction might well be Eh?? However, as previously trailed on the BBC website, the Chancellor duly announced a review of wedding venues in England and Wales. The proposal was not in his Budget speech, but paragraph 5.52 of the Red Book published simultaneously with the Budget states that

“England and Wales have outdated laws about how and where couples can marry. The Government has asked the Law Commission to propose options for a simpler and fairer system to give modern couples meaningful choice. Continue reading