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Private Members Bill – Tim Loughton, MP (Con, East Worthing and Shoreham)

Summary of the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration Etc.) Bill 2017-19

To provide that opposite sex couples may enter a civil partnership; to make provision about the registration of the names of the mother of each party to a marriage or civil partnership; to make provision about the registration of stillborn deaths; to give coroners the power to investigate stillborn deaths; and for connected purposes.

Timeline

  • Presented to Parliament 19 July 2017 through the ballot procedure
  • Passed the Second Reading debate 2 February 2018
  • Committe debate held 18 July 2018
  • Report stage and Third Reading due on 26 October 2018