The House of Lords on marriages and sharia law

In a cross-post from his own blog, Russell Sandberg looks at the latest Government position on unregistered nikah weddings.

The issue of unregistered religious marriages has come up once again in the House of Lords. On 23 October, Baroness Cox asked the Government:

 “what progress they have made in implementing the first recommendation of The independent review into the application of sharia law in England and Wales, published in February 2018, in order to protect Muslim women in Islamic marriages which are not civilly registered.”

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