HC Deb 13 July 1950 vol 477 c123W
86. Mr. Houghton

asked the Minister of Health why copies of certificates of registration of births are charged 5s. plus postage when supplied by post but only 3s. 6d. when called for.

Mr. Bevan

Because in postal cases the search in the index has to be made by the General Register Office, whereas personal callers make their own search.

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