No, it isn’t 1 April!
“The Department of Health, the Whitehall location where MPs could be temporarily rehoused, is governed by Sharia law because the building was transferred to finance an Islamic bond scheme. …
… Richmond House is one of three Whitehall buildings that were transferred to the £200million Islamic bond scheme, which switched their ownership from British taxpayers to wealthy Middle Eastern businessmen and banks.
George Osborne announced the move in June 2014 as part of an effort to make the UK a global hub for Islamic finance. …”