FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

06 August 2018

Please can you tell me over the last 5 years how many funerals the council has had to arrange where no known next of kin has been located, or the next of kin are either unwilling or unable to make arrangements.

This comes under  Section 46 of the Public Health (Control of Diseases) Act 1984.

 

Please state - 

  • how many of these funerals have taken place in each year over the past 5 years
  • the name of the deceased and if they had no fixed address
  • how much was spent by the council in each year over the last 5 years


East Herts Council Response

06 August 2018

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

 

Please can you tell me over the last 5 years how many funerals the council has had to arrange where no known next of kin has been located, or the next of kin are either unwilling or unable to make arrangements.

This comes under  Section 46 of the Public Health (Control of Diseases) Act 1984.

 

Please state - 

  • how many of these funerals have taken place in each year over the past 5 years Please see https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/article/35559/Public-Burials
  • the name of the deceased and if they had no fixed address please see https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/article/35559/Public-Burials
  • how much was spent by the council in each year over the last 5 years

?Net expenditure over a 5 year period was as follows

2013/14 £3913.79

2014/15 £6447.00

2015/16 £-317.73

2016/17 £4695.08

2017/18 £556.08

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 01625 545 700

https://ico.org.uk/

 

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

 

Thank you for your request.

 

 

Please can you tell me over the last 5 years how many funerals the council has had to arrange where no known next of kin has been located, or the next of kin are either unwilling or unable to make arrangements.

This comes under  Section 46 of the Public Health (Control of Diseases) Act 1984.

 

Please state - 

  • how many of these funerals have taken place in each year over the past 5 years
  • the name of the deceased and if they had no fixed address
  • how much was spent by the council in each year over the last 5 years