Written evidence from Mrs C Blackman [HAB0313]

 

 

I completely disagree with trying to introduce the same rights to cohabiting couples as currently enjoyed by civil partnership/married couples.

 

My reasoning for this view is that cohabiting couples should retain the right to just live together if that is what they wish to do.

 

Anyone can choose to enter a civil partnership or get married if they so wish if they prefer to enjoy the rights offered by these legal arrangements.

 

Please do not automatically assign cohabiting couples the same rights enjoyed by those who have chosen to put their relationship on a legal footing.

 

July 2021