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Ministers Of Religion: Membership Of House Of Commons
25 January 2001
Volume 621
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asked Her Majesty's Government:When will they introduce legislation to remove the disqualification on certain clergy from sitting in the House of Commons. [HL495]

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We have today introduced a Bill which will reform the existing unfair and outdated legislation. It will remove any disqualification from membership of the House of Commons that arises by reason of a person having been ordained or being a minister of a religious denomination.