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FOI 12068

Public Health Funerals

Request

This request relates to public health funerals in relation to Section 46 of the 1984 Public Health Act.


1) Please tell me how many public health funerals the council arranged and paid for in the last five years 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011. Also how many you arranged and paid for between 2000 and 2010.

2) Please tell me how much a public heath funeral costs on average or specifics for each funeral if practical.

3) Please tell me how much money was recovered by the council from deceased people's estates to pay for funerals in the years above?

4) Please tell me the total amount of money recovered from deceased peoples estates in the above dates?

5) Please give details, if held, of any totals of estates left by people needing a public health funeral

6) If you hold specifics then please give them of dates and names of deceased needing public health funeral. 

Response

1) Please tell me how many public health funerals the council arranged and paid for in the last five years 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011. Also how many you arranged and paid for between 2000 and 2010.
2011 – NIL
2012 – NIL
2013 – NIL
2014 – 1
2015 – 1
2000 TO 2010 - NIL



2) Please tell me how much a public heath funeral costs on average or specifics for each funeral if practical.

2014 - £985.00
2015 - £1 659.00

3) Please tell me how much money was recovered by the council from deceased people's estates to pay for funerals in the years above?

NIL

4) Please tell me the total amount of money recovered from deceased peoples estates in the above dates?

NIL

5) Please give details, if held, of any totals of estates left by people needing a public health funeral

Unknown

6) If you hold specifics then please give them of dates and names of deceased needing public health funeral.

Unknown