What is the number of public health funerals carried out by, or on behalf of, your organisation in the year to August 2016? I would like the same information for the years 2015, 2013, 2010 and 2000?


Year Aug 1999 to Aug 2000 – Data not collated


Year Aug 2000 to 2010 – Data not collated


Year Aug 2012 to Aug 2013 – 3


Year Aug 2014 to Aug 2015 – 9


Year Aug 2015 to Aug 2016 – 7



What was the cost to your organisation of providing public health funerals for each year in the decade since 2006 and in the year 2000?


Of the 19 funerals listed minus the 5 funded by the Trust the total costs were 14 X £1199 = £16,786


What was the age of the oldest and youngest person for 2016 and for each of the other years requested?.


Oldest         97yrs

Youngest    55yrs


What was the gender breakdown for each year?


Men        12

Women    7


What type of funeral was provided – ie burial or cremation?

Cremation in each case and no burials


If recorded, did next of kin refuse to pay or state that they were unable to pay for the funeral?


One family recorded as unable/unwilling to fund funeral

Five funerals initially funded by the Trust and later reimbursed by the Treasury Solicitor

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