FOI Request - Public Health Funerals Arranged

Request 101000230764

1. The number of Public Health Funerals that have been arranged by the council in the financial years 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/2013 and the most up-to-date data you have for 2013/14. Please break this down by year, so that it is possible to see how many were arranged in each financial year.

2. How much money the council spent on these Public Health funerals. Please break these figures down by financial year for 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/2013 and the most up-to-date data you have for 2013/14

Response 25-03-2014

1.

2010/11 : Three

2011/12 : One

2012/13 : Two

2013/14 : Five (as at 24.3.14)

2.  The costs of the funerals are covered by a contract which Moray Council has with a local funeral undertaker. The contract is for a period of three years. The costs, including other burial expenditures and also the officers' time involved in making the arrangements, are claimed back from any available estates.

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