That was fast – reactions to the Law Society advice on Sharia wills already.
Barry Sheerman, the Labour MP for Huddersfield, cautioned against legislation on the issue but called for a joint investigation by the Commons Justice and Home Affairs Committees into how widespread the use of Sharia law now is in Britain.
“We need a serious look at this through the select committee system,” he said.
“I think it would be harmful to make it a party-political issue.
“This should be dragged out into the open and be discussed.”
Jeremy Corbyn, a member of the Commons Justice Committee said it was “very likely” the issue would now come up.
Louise Mensch, the former Tory MP, described the guide
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