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Redesign of the Shropshire Registration Service

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Portfolio Holder for Health and Wellbeing considered a report by the Registration Services Manager on the redesign of the Shropshire Registration Service.




i)              That the Portfolio Holder for Health and Wellbeing accepts the revised proposal covered by Option 2 as follows:


That Church Stretton, Wem and Bishops Castle offices are replaced with an appointment only service to operate once a week and provide 4/5 appointment slots 


That the opening hours of Ludlow Office are reduced from 20 per week to 16 hours per week. 


That there are no increases to the opening hours at Oswestry, Market Drayton and Whitchurch.


That the opening hours at Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth remain unchanged


ii)             That delegated authority is given to the Director of Public Health in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Health and Wellbeing to finalise the detail of these proposals and to deliver these recommendations.



Reasons for decision:


The proposal put forward at Option 2 (Revised), provides for the continuation of a local registration service, whilst meeting savings objectives and also delivers Shropshire Council’s statutory obligations in a way in which meets the needs of the residents of Shropshire.


Report author: Karen Burton

Publication date: 27/01/2016

Date of decision: 27/01/2016

Decided at meeting: 27/01/2016 - Decision making session by Portfolio Holder for Health and Wellbeing

Effective from: 04/02/2016

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