FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

17 December 2021

Please tell us the general subject of your request (e.g. Burials paid for by the council)
I would like the information for number of cremations and burials in the East Herts District each year form 2016 to 2021

Please provide full details of your request (e.g. Please provide details of the number of burials paid for by the council each year between 2001 and 2012)
Burials and cremations for all persons paid by the council or by the deceased family/friends next of kin for 2016 to present day in East Herts district

East Herts Council Response

17 December 2021


Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is published on our website at

This details those funerals caried out by the council for those with no next of kin to pay for or organise the funeral

We do not have responsibility for burials or cremations within East Hertfordshire and are unable to provide the numbers of funerals that have taken place

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

Telephone 0303 123 1113


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