Should the UK ban the Muslim face veil?

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A French parliamentary committee has recommended a partial ban on women wearing Islamic face veils. So should there be a similar ban in the UK – and would it work?

Just across the English Channel, allowing a woman to veil her face in public places such as hospitals, government offices and on public transport could soon be called into question.

Despite calls from some groups for a full or partial ban on veils, there is currently no ban on Islamic dress in the UK – although schools were allowed to set out their own dress code in 2007 after several high-profile court cases.

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