Wearing veil should be the woman’s choice, says Theresa May

The government should not tell women what to wear, the home secretary has said, amid ongoing debate over the use of full-face veils.

Theresa May said it was up to women to make a choice about what clothes they wear, including veils, although there would be some circumstances when it would be necessary to ask for them to be removed.

Her comments came after a judge ruled that a Muslim woman will be allowed to stand trial while wearing a full-face veil but must remove it while giving evidence. [Read more...]

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.