FOI Request Public Health Funeral Costs

Request 101001736163

1. How many public health funerals took place in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017?
2. How many were paid for by your authority, and how many by other means?
3. How much has the council spent on public health funerals in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017?
4. If known, how many were male and how many were female, broken down by year?
5. How much was your a) cheapest and b) most expensive public health funeral?
6. How many under 18s and over 65s had a public health funeral in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017?

Response 26-02-2018

1. 2011: One

2012: One

2013: Five

2014: Six

2015: Four

2016: Three

2017: Four

 

2. 2011:  One paid by Moray Council

2012:  One paid by Council

2013:  Two paid by Council and three paid from deceased persons’ estates

2014:  Three paid by Council and three paid from deceased persons’ estates

2015:   Two partially paid by Council and remainder from deceased persons’ estates, and two paid from deceased persons’ estates

2016:  One paid by Council and two paid from deceased persons’ estates

2017:  Three paid by Council and one not known at this stage

 

3. 2011: £422.50

2012:  £709.42

2013: £3204.24

2014:  £5832.33

2015:  £1104.96

2016:  £1386.00

2017:  £4799.62

 

4. 2011: One female

2012:  One male

2013: One male

2014: Six males

2015: Three male and one female

2016: Three males

2017: Four males

 

5. Cheapest was £422.50 and the most expensive £3534.00 (the latter included the costs of the purchase of a burial lair with all costs paid from deceased person’s estate)

 

6. 2011:  No under 18’s or over 65’s

2012:  No under 18’s or over 65’s

2013:  No under 18’s and four over 65’s

2014:  No under 18’s and five over 65’s

2015:  No under 18’s and four over 65’s

2016:  No under 18’s and two over 65’s

2017:   No under 18’s and two over 65’s

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