FOI Request - Spending on Paupers Funerals

Request 101001378984

How many paupers funerals took place in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016?
How much has the council spent on paupers funerals in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016?

Response 16-12-2016

1.The following numbers of funerals were arranged by Moray Council's Environmental Health Section, in accordance with our duty in terms of Section 50 of the           National Assistance Act 1948, in the years referred to:

April 2010- March 2011: Three

April 2011- March 2012: One

April 2012- March 2013: Two

April 2013- March 2014: Five

April 2014- March 2015: Six

April 2015- March 2016: Three

April 2016- 15 December 2016: Three

 

2.The net costs in arranging the funerals were as follows:

April 2010 to March 2011: £975.04

April 2011 to March 2012: £422.50

April 2012 to March 2013: £2101.54

April 2013 to March 2014: £2498.94

April 2014 to March 2015: £4708.11

April 2015 to March 2016: £436.76

April 2016 to 15 December 2016: £1386.00

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