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New scheme makes registering deaths and births easier

A new service is being set up to try to cut the red tape involved in registering births and deaths.

It is hoped that the Tell Us Once scheme, which has been launched by the Department for Work and Pensions, will make it easier for people to tell the authorities about changes in their circumstances.

Lyn McDonald, director of the programme, gave Radio 5 live Morning Reports more details.

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Morning Reports broadcasts daily 0500 to 0530 on Radio 5 live.

  • 07 Dec 2011
  • From the section UK