FOI request (FOIR-382636061)
Requested Thu 02 December 2021
Responded Thu 09 December 2021
Please could you kindly send me any information you may hold relating to Paupers funerals (sometimes referred to as 'Public Health Act' Funerals) carried out where persons who have died with no known next of kin (blood relatives) since 01/10/21 to the day of your reply (or as close as possible).
I confirm that this is a new request for new data only.
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, and
8. date(s) when the information was passed (or information that is about to be or likely to be passed) to any third party, if so to whom, or confirmation that this will not be happening and the reason why.
If your authority holds this information on your website, please confirm whether or not your website information is up to date and provide a link to this. If it is not please provide full details of any unpublished cases, as per the questions above.
Hastings Borough Council has not held any public health funerals since 1 October 2021 to date where the deceased has no known next of kin.
Please note - I can see from our records that you ask for this information on a regular basis. The information requested is updated monthly and can be viewed on our website via the following link:
Freedom of Information