Gender recognition certificate fee cut from £140 to £5

Application cost cut comes after ministers decided against self-identification plan

The cost of applying for a gender recognition certificate has been cut from £140 to £5 as part of changes the government says will make applying for one “simpler and much more affordable”.

The move comes after ministers decided last September against wider changes to gender recognition rules that would have allowed people to change their gender legally without a medical diagnosis. LGBTQ+ campaigners decried that decision, with the charity Stonewall calling it “a shocking failure in leadership”.

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