Decision details

Birth registrations will now be deferred within Herefordshire during period of covid-19 outbreak

Decision Maker: Director of Economy and Place

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The unprecedented, significant impact of the covid-19 outbreak is having ramifications across society. The suspension of this services following emergency measures introduced by Government on 23rd March 2020.

Customers should be advised that they can now make a claim for child benefit or universal credit prior to the birth being registered, where they have not been able to do so because of these measures.

Contact: Richard Ball, Director for economy and place Email: Tel: 01432260965.

Publication date: 26/03/2020

Date of decision: 26/03/2020

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