Government attacks judges for rejecting marriage visa ban

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Ministers have criticised a supreme court ruling that throws out a blanket ban on marriage visas for those under 21.

The immigration minister, Damian Green, said the decision on Wednesday was “another very disappointing judgment” that would put more young people at risk of being forced into marriage.

Supreme court judges ruled that a blanket Home Office visa ban on British citizens under 21 bringing spouses to the UK from abroad was unlawful, saying it had done more harm than good and had prevented 5,000 genuine couples a year, aged 18 to 21, from living together in Britain. Read More Here

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