FOI Request - Paupers Funerals

Request 101001390551

1. How many paupers funerals took place in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016?
2. How much has the council spent on paupers funerals in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016?
3. How much was your a) cheapest and b) most expensive paupers funeral?
4. How many under 18 year old and over 65 had a paupers funeral in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016?
 

Response 10-01-2017

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- 6 January 2017: 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 6 January 2017: £1386.00

3.  The cheapest funeral cost £803.50 and the most expensive funeral cost £1608.93.

4.  None of the funerals were in respect of persons under the age of 18 years. The following numbers of funerals were in respect of persons over the age of 65 years:

                                April 2010 to March 2011: Three

                                April 2011 to March 2012: None

                                April 2012 to March 2013: Two

                                April 2013 to March 2014: Four

                                April 2014 to March 2015: Five

                                April 2015 to March 2016: Two

                                April 2016 to 6 January 2017: Two

Rate this Page