The reforms couldn't be more timely, given the fantastic news that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a baby.
The other Commonwealth countries where Her Majesty The Queen is head of state have just given us the green light to change the law, and we are wasting no time.
At the moment, if the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge is a girl, any younger brothers she has will overtake her in line to the throne.
We're modernising these out-of-date rules so that men and women in line to the Throne have equal rights.
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