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FOI 4493

Parish Burials/Public Health Funerals

Request

I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act / Freedom of Information Act (Scotland) to establish how many public health funeral cases have taken place in the council within the last 6 months.

I would be most grateful if you could include in your response some or all of the following information:

Name of the Deceased

Date and Place of Death

Date and Place of Birth

Last known residence of the deceased

Whether next of kin have been traced

Value of the Estate

Date on which referred/due to be referred to the Treasury Solicitor or Duchy or QLTR if applicable.

Response

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST – PARISH BURIALS/PUBLIC HEALTH FUNERALS

Thank you for your freedom of information request pertaining to deaths that the council has sent or will be sending to the Treasury Solicitor, this has been passed to me for a reply as the responsible Officer for this service area.

I can confirm that Brentwood Borough Council has had involvement in one burial that required referral to the Treasury Solicitor, Duchy of Lancaster or Cornwall or for Scotland the QLTR department in the last 6 months.

I can also confirm that the Council holds the following information in relation to this burial:

• Name of Deceased: Mr John Malcolm Ball
• Date of Birth of Deceased: 29/6/47
• Next of kin were traced and notified
• Date of cremation: 5/7/12

I’m afraid at this stage no other information is held or available.