Clause 2 - Historical inability of unmarried fathers to transmit citizenship

Part of Nationality and Borders Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 2:00 pm ar 19 Hydref 2021.

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Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill Ceidwadwyr, Scarborough and Whitby 2:00, 19 Hydref 2021

If a married couple has a child, the assumption is made that the man is the biological father, even though anyone who has seen “The Jeremy Kyle Show” will know that that is not always the case. If a couple is living together when a child is born, will DNA evidence be required in some or any cases, or will it be assumed that the man is the biological father?