Consultation outcome

Consultation on the future of civil partnership in England and Wales

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

This is the report on the conclusions of the review of civil partnership in England and Wales required under section 15 of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013. It includes a summary of the responses to the consultation which was carried out as part of the review. Given the lack of consensus on the way forward for civil partnership, the Government will not be making any changes.

Original consultation

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Summary

Consultation on the future of civil partnership in England and Wales

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Consultation description

The Government has published a consultation paper on the future of civil partnership in England and Wales. This is the full public consultation required by section 15 the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013. The closing date for responses is 17 April 2014.

Reponses can be made online.

The Government will consider responses to the consultation alongside evidence about marriage of same sex couples, civil partnership and possible options for the future.