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Public Health Funerals

Requested on
Mon 3rd February, 2014
Reference
FOI 3893
Resolution
Information provided

Question

How many departments within the council are involved when there is a public health funeral/national assistance burial/welfare funeral?
What is the name of the staff member and departments involved?
For each staff member involved in ensuring that the funeral takes place, what is his/her job title and/or duties they are responsible for?
At what stage are efforts made to trace the next of kin?
What is the name of the staff member/external contact who is responsible for this?
Are there any external companies, firms, organisations, or people that are involved in the public health funeral process? (Excluding family and friends of the deceased)

What is their name and email, and/or telephone number (if available).

Could you also kindly send me any information you may hold relating to public or welfare funerals and persons who have died with no known next of kin since 1/11/13 to the day of your reply. Please include:

1. full names of deceased persons,
2. dates of death,
3. marital status,
4. maiden surnames of married or widowed females,
5. dates of birth or ages at death,
6. last known addresses,
7. estimated value of estates,
8. date(s) when the information was passed (or information that is about to be or likely to be passed) to the QLTR Offices, Treasury Solicitor, NUHU, Farrer & Co, The Crown Solicitor or the Coroner.
9. If information has been sent to the coroner, please include the name of the coroner and their jurisdiction.

Answer

How many departments within the council are involved when there is a public health funeral/national assistance burial/welfare funeral? One
What is the name of the staff member and departments involved? Brandon Fisher, Private Sector Housing
For each staff member involved in ensuring that the funeral takes place, what is his/her job title and/or duties they are responsible for? Housing standards and renewals officer
At what stage are efforts made to trace the next of kin?  From first contact with coroner's office

What is the name of the staff member/external contact who is responsible for this? Brandon Fisher
Are there any external companies, firms, organisations, or people that are involved in the public health funeral process? (Excluding family and friends of the deceased)None

What is their name and email, and/or telephone number (if available). N/A

Could you also kindly send me any information you may hold relating to public or welfare funerals and persons who have died with no known next of kin since 1/11/13 to the day of your reply. Please include:

1.       full names of deceased persons, Michael Broughton
2.       dates of death, 16/1/14
3.       marital status, Single
4.       maiden surnames of married or widowed females, N/A
5.       dates of birth or ages at death, 02/03/78
6.       last known addresses, No Fix Abode
7.       estimated value of estates, N/A
8.       date(s) when the information was passed (or information that is about to be or likely to be passed) to the QLTR Offices, Treasury Solicitor, NUHU, Farrer & Co, The Crown Solicitor or the Coroner. No information sent as no estate
9.        If information has been sent to the coroner, please include the name of the coroner and their jurisdiction. Gary McCann Leicester Coroners office

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