Regulatory Reform Committee

Session 2003-04        21 October 2004


Committee to take oral evidence on proposals for change to birth and death registration law

The Regulatory Reform Committee has decided to take oral evidence on the proposal for the Regulatory Reform (Registration of Births and Deaths) (England and Wales) Order 2004.  This Order was laid before Parliament on 22 July.

An oral evidence session will take place as follows:

Tuesday 26 October       from 9.35 am     

Sandra Howell, National Officer, UNISON and Julie Hole, Society of Registration Officers

10.00 am approx      Federation of Family History Societies

 10.30 am approx    

Mr Nick Kingsley, Chair, Elizabeth Hallam Smith, Vice Chair, and Katie Norgrove, Policy Development Officer, National Council on Archives

The session will take place in Committee Room 8 at the House of Commons.

Access to committee rooms in the Palace of Westminster is via St Stephen's Entrance. It is advisable to allow about 10 minutes to pass through security checks. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in the Committee Rooms.

As Committee Rooms are liable to change, those attending are advised to check the room location on arrival. The Committee Office recorded information line (020 7219 2033) provides details of select and standing committee meetings being held within the next two days.