FOI Request - Public Health Funeral Costs

Request 101000302521

1. I would like to know how many public health/environmental funerals, often referred to as paupers funerals, were carried out by the council in 2010, 2013 and 2014 to date.

2. Also what was the estimated cost of carrying out such funerals to the council.

Response 04-12-14

1.    April 2010 - March 2011: Three

       April 2011 - March 2012: One

       April 2012 - March 2013: Two

       April 2013 - March 2014: Five

       April 2014 - 4 December 2014: Four

2.  The total net costs of the funerals in these years were as follows:

       April 2010 - March 2011: £975.53

       April 2011 - March 2012: £422.50

       April 2012 - March 2013: £1741.54

       April 2013 - March 2014: £2014.14

       April 2014 - 4 December 2014: £2625.41

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