The government has swiftly put long-awaited divorce reform back on the agenda after reintroducing legislation to end what the justice secretary called 'needless antagonism'.
The Divorce, Separation and Dissolution Bill, which was introduced in June, came to a standstill twice - as a result of September's unlawful prorogation of parliament and December's general election. The bill, which introduces provisions for no-fault divorce, had passed through two readings in the Commons and the committee stage. Yesterday, it was introduced to the House of Lords.
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