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Freedom of information request response - 06343

FOI request

FOI ID number
06343
Regarding
Public Health Funerals
Request

Please provide me with: 

  1. The total number of public health funerals paid for by the council, broken down by the past three financial years (2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017), including the total cost the council incurred.

  2. For 2018/2019 alone, please provide me with:

    1. the age and gender of each person who had a public health funeral,

    2. for each person, the number of working days after the council was first contacted about arranging a public health funeral that the funeral was held.

This is a polite reminder that data protection and Section 40 doesn't apply to people who have died so you should be able to give me the information even if the numbers are small.  

Our response

Response
  1. Total number of public health funerals paid for by the council, broken down by the past three financial years (2018/19, 2017/18. 2016/17), including the total cost the council incurred.

    Year Number of Funerals Cost £
    2016/2017 1 1,135
    2017/2018 0 0
    2018/2019 0 0
  2. For 2018/2019:

    1. the age and gender of each person who had a public health funeral. - None.

    2. for each person, the number of working days after the council was first contacted about arranging a public health funeral that the funeral was held. - None.

Response date
03 September 2019