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Monarchy: Succession

Volume 504: debated on Thursday 28 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will place in the Library a copy of the legal advice upon which the Government rely in asserting that the provisions of Section 1 of the Act of Settlement 1700 do not give illegitimate children the right of succession to the Crown. (313283)

I refer the hon. Member to the answer my right hon. Friend the Minister of State for Justice (Mr. Wills) gave on 25 January 2010, Official Report, column 704W and the answer I gave on 26 January 2010, Official Report, column 729W.