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These initiatives were driven by Baroness Bakewell, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.
MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.
Baroness Bakewell has not been granted any Urgent Questions
Baroness Bakewell has not been granted any Adjournment Debates
Baroness Bakewell has not introduced any legislation before Parliament
Baroness Bakewell has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting
The Government will consider the case for comprehensive and enduring reform once the Law Commission has completed its review of marriage law. The Law Commission will present options for reforms to modernise marriage law. Options are expected to include offering couples greater flexibility to form their own ceremonies, allowing the ceremony to take place in a much broader range of locations and to provide a framework that could allow non-religious belief organisations (such as Humanists) and/or independent celebrants to conduct legally binding weddings. The report is expected in July 2022.