A Press release on the 28 June 2019 from the Ministry of Justice provided information about a two-year project, to review the current laws on how and where marriages can take place and will look at ‘removing unnecessary red-tape to increase the choice and lower the cost of venues………’.

‘The Law Commission will now work with a wide variety of groups, including faith leaders and those with experience of conducting marriages, to examine how best to reduce red tape and ensure we have a simpler, fairer system that provides more choice, genuine alternatives to the cost of an approved venue or being restricted to a register office’.

For the full press release