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Certificates for £3


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Perhaps a little ambitious but progress is being attempted.

A member of the House of Lords Baroness Scott of Needham Market put forward an amendment to the Deregulation Bill, on the 15th November 2014.
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The amendment highlighting the need to make birth, marriage and death certificates more accessible to genealogists by allowing the Registrar General to provide non certified copies of records.

Baroness Scott suggested such non certified copies of records could be made available for no more than £3.00p.

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Though this attempt initially failed it opens the door to further talks and the possibility of better access to BMDs in the future.
The more politicians who talk about BMDs the more chance the system will change

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