FOI Request - Public Health Funerals 2009-2014

Request 101000316301

1. How many public health funerals did you fund under the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 in the financial years 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13  and 2013/14

2. How much did you spend on public health funerals in the financial years 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13 and 2013/14. Please give the amount before recovering any costs from the estates of deceased persons.

3. For each of the annual sums given in response to question 2, how much of that cost were you able to recover from the estates of deceased persons?

Response 02-02-2015

The funerals had been arranged in terms of our duties under the National Assistance Act 1948 (the Act referred to in the FOI applies only in England and Wales).

1. 2009/10: One

    2010/11: Three

    2011/12: One

    2012/13: Two

     013/14: Five

 

2. 2009/10:  £774.13

    2010/11: £2408.82

    2011/12:  £428.00

    2012/13: £2042.62

    2013/14: £5911.89

 

3. 2009/10:    £0.00

   2010/11: £1433.29

   2011/12:    £5.50

   2012/13:  £301.08

   2013/14: £2412.95

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