FOI Request - Public Health Funerals Costs

Request 101000311440

Information relating to all state-funded/pauper burials, funerals and cremations paid for by the local authority over the past 5 years.

1. Specifically I seek the total number of state-funded/pauper burials, funerals and cremations held annually and the total annual cost of holding such burials, funerals and cremations.

2. In addition I also seek the total number of these carried out for children (people under the age of 18) and, if possible, the ages of the deceased under the age of 18.

Response 08-01-2015

1.         April 2010 - March 2011: Three funerals at a total cost of £975.23.

            April 2011 - March 2012: One funeral at a total cost of £422.50.

            April 2012 - March 2013: Two funerals at a total cost of £1741.54.

            April 2013 - March 2014: Five funerals at a total cost of £2014.14.

            April 2014 - 31 December 2014: Four funerals at a total cost of £2625.41.

2. None of the funerals were carried out for people under the age of 18 years of age

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