FOI request (FOIR-323647563)
Requested Wed 07 April 2021
Responded Thu 06 May 2021
Please could you provide me with the number of council arranged funerals (also known as paupers funerals, public health funerals, welfare funerals or national assistance funerals) carried out for people who died in each of the following five calendar years (not financial years), 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.
Please provide the cost to the council in each of the following five calendar years (not financial years), 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.
If possible, please provide information on each person a funeral was carried out between January 1 2016 and December 31 2020, including name, date of birth, date of death, age, cost to the authority, whether next of kin are known, and value of estate.
Most of the information requested can be found on our website via the following link:
Please see below costs for 2016 - 2020:
2016 - £6,229.58
2017 - £4,432.62
2018 - £44,869.31
2019 - £20,859.58
2020 - £5,626.83
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