A Tory former minister has called for Liz Truss to resign from her role as the women and equalities minister.
Truss was criticised after she ruled out changes for people to be able to self-identify their gender and change their birth certificates without a medical diagnosis.
The Gender Recognition Act currently requires transgender people to go through a lengthy process to change their birth certificates.
Following the announcement, the UK’s equalities watchdog described the move as a “missed opportunity”.
Asking an urgent question in the Commons on the issue, Crispin Blunt said: “Does (Liz Truss) understand the crushing disappointment of trans people with the content of her statement on Tuesday when set against the consultation on which it was based?