Add your voice – support an improved out of hours service for bereaved families and sign Gavin Shuker’s petition

HM coronerWhen a relative dies, the last thing you should have to worry about is whether you’ve got the right paperwork for a proper burial. But if a loved one’s death occurs on a weekend or bank holiday there can be a delay of several days before the necessary arrangements are made.

For many faiths it is a matter of necessity that those who die are buried as soon as practically possible and the lack of an out of hours service has caused a great deal of anguish for many people in Bedfordshire.

Sign Gavin’s petition in favour of an improved death registration service, supporting expedited registrations and burials in cases where delays will cause unnecessary distress to the family and friends of a loved one who has passed away.