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Public Health Funerals

Requested on
Tue 2nd April, 2013
FOI 2844
Information provided


I am conducting research on council expenses and I would like to request some information regarding to funerals that the council has held since 1st October 2012.

Would you please provide answers to the following questions:

How many funerals (public health funerals/national assistance funerals) have been held by the council since 1st October?

Please provide the cost for each funeral held.

For each funeral also provide:
a) Date of death and/or date of birth of the deceased
b) Date of funeral provided
c) Name of the deceased
d) Last known address (if known)
e) Have the next of kin been traced?
f) Have the details of the deceased been referred to the QLTR, Treasury Soclitor, Duchy of Cornwall, Duchy of Lancaster, or any other organisation/governing body?
g) The councils reason for providing this funeral?


There have been no cases of persons dying without next of kin in the period requested.