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British Women (Marriage)

Volume 437: debated on Wednesday 21 May 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs when British women who were engaged to Germans before the war and now wish to go to Germany in order to marry them will be allowed to do so.

My right hon. Friend cannot give a general permission to all British women who were engaged to Germans before the war to enter Germany for the purpose of marriage, but he will give sympathetic consideration in the light of their particular circumstances to any cases submitted to him.