Equalities minister Lynne Featherstone has told Daybreak that forced marriage is "totally unacceptable", as plans are announced to make it a criminal offence.
Meanwhile, the Home Secretary Theresa May has said the Government's concern "will always be for victims".
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Cold with some icy stretches to start. There will be sunny intervals and further blustery, wintry showers.
Early wintry showers will clear to give a mostly dry day with some sunny spells.
Scattered wintry showers will continue overnight. Clear spells will allow a frost to develop by morning.