Pay

Freedom of information request response - 05509

FOI request

FOI ID number
05509
Regarding
Public Health Funerals
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

Our response

Response

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.

Officers advise that the information you are seeking would come under section 22 (1) of the Freedom of Information Act and would be intended for future publication on the following website: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/unclaimed-estates-list

Response date
02 August 2018