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Succession rules to be changed

Succession rules to be changed
Men will no longer take precedence over women in line to the throne after Commonwealth countries agreed to a change in Royal succession rules.

The Deputy Prime Minister announced the Government would introduce the Succession to the Crown Bill to the Commons at the earliest opportunity.

Mr Clegg said: “This is a historic moment for our country and our Monarchy. People across the realms of the Commonwealth will be celebrating the news that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their first child.

“We can also all celebrate that whether the baby is a boy or a girl, they will have an equal claim to the throne. It’s a wonderful coincidence that the final confirmation from the other realms arrived on the very day that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made their announcement."

The Bill will also end the ban on anyone in the line of succession marrying a Roman Catholic.

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