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Private members bill on Act of Settlement

Title
Private members bill on Act of Settlement
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:03:07
Description
Interview with a male MP (not identified - poss. Norman Hogg, Labour MP for Dunbartonshire) about a Parliamentary private members bill aimed at repealing the Act of Settlement which lays down that any member of the Royal family who marries a Catholic cannot succeed to the throne. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Norman Hogg?
Keywords
Legislation; Parliamentary bills; Law; Religion; Marriage; Monarchy; Royal family; Anglicanism; Royalty; Law reform; Catholicism; Catholics

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