Government to look at setting up ‘one-stop-shop’ to accept notifications of person’s death

Relatives have to contact numerous branches of the state to cancel things such as services and payments after bereavements

31st January, 2021
Government to look at setting up ‘one-stop-shop’ to accept notifications of person’s death
Relatives of those who die can be obliged to contact numerous branches of the state to cancel things such as services and payments

The government is considering the establishment of a centralised ‘one-stop-shop’ to accept notifications of a person’s death.

It comes amid complaints that relatives of those who die can be obliged to contact numerous branches of the state to cancel things such as services and payments.

Heather Humphreys, the Minister for Social Protection, told the Dáil on Friday, that her department knew this was a “very difficult time for people” and that...

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