FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

30 January 2020

  • How many public health funerals (also known as paupers funerals) has the council paid for in each of the past five financial years, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19 (year running April 1 to March 31)?
  • In each of these five financial years, what was the cost to the council of providing these funerals?
  • In each of these five financial years, how many of the funerals were for people aged under 18? Please provide a list of the ages of those given a public health funeral in each year.

East Herts Council Response

31 January 2020


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