Order Copy Birth Marriage and Death Certificates

Russell Wynn made this Freedom of Information request to Bexley Borough Council

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From: Russell Wynn

30 June 2011

Dear Bexley Borough Council,

1 How much do you currently charge for a copy of a birth, marriage
or death certificate?
2 Where Q1 response is greater than £9.25, please provide me with
the justification or rational for charging more than the standard
£9.25 charge by the General Register Office for Copy Certificates?
3 Can people order copy certificates from your council online?
4 Can people order copy certificates from your council to pick up
the same day without extra charge?
5 If Q5 is no please provide the additional cost and the
justification or rational for not allowing same day pick up without
extra charge?
6 Do you provide a verifcation service prior to orders being
placed? E.g. A person will provide you with as much detail as
possible and then you confirm or deny if you hold a register entry
for those details?
7 If applicable is there a charge for a verification service?
8 a How many copy certificates did you provide in 2010/11
b How many copy certificates did you provide in 2009/10
c How many copy certificates did you provide in 2008/09
9 Where the information is recorded, how many whole time equivalent
employees (WTE) do you have devoted to providing copy certificates?

I appreciate some of this information will be exempt under S21 of
the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Where this is the case could
you provide the link to any webpage containing the information I
request.

Yours faithfully,

Russell Wynn

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From: Freedom of Information
Bexley Borough Council

30 June 2011

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From: Freedom of Information
Bexley Borough Council

30 June 2011

Dear Russell Wynn,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

I acknowledge your request for information received on 30th June 2011.

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Yours sincerely,

John Grosvenor
Local Studies Librarian and Freedom of Information Officer
Libraries, Heritage & Archive Service
020 8303 7777 ext 5294
Direct Dial: 020 3045 5294
Fax: 020 8304 7058

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Bexley Borough Council

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Dear Russell Wynn,

Please find the attached response from the London Borough of Bexley.

Yours sincerely,

John Grosvenor
Local Studies Librarian and Freedom of Information Officer
Libraries, Heritage & Archive Service
020 8303 7777 ext 5294
Direct Dial: 020 3045 5294
Fax: 020 8304 7058

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