FOI Request - Council Arranged Funerals
Under the Freedom of Information Act, please could you provide me with the number of council arranged funerals (also known as paupers funerals, public health funerals, welfare funerals or national assistance funerals) carried out for people who died in each of the following five calendar years (not financial years), 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.
Please provide the cost to the council in each of the following five calendar years (not financial years), 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020
If possible, please provide information on each person a funeral was carried out between January 1 2016 and December 31 2020, including name, date of birth, date of death, age, cost to the authority, whether next of kin are known, and value of estate.
The requested information is published on a monthly basis by the Environmental Health department and is therefore exempt under section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 'information otherwise accessible'. For ease of reference please find a link to the web page here.