To provide a forum for the discussion of funeral and bereavement issues.
from the Churches
) was formed in 1982 by the mainstream
2. Letter to local authorities to work with faith groups and funeral directors to develop safe, sensitive and innovative ways for funerals to take place
17/04/2020 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: develop safe, sensitive and innovative ways for funerals to take place
Letter to all local authorities
Found: your local council by visiting:
Preparing for the funeralDuring
4. Department for Work and Pensions - written evidence
22/05/2019 - Inquiry: Support for the bereaved - Work and Pensions Committee
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Found: provide support in recognition of this. Together bereavement benefits and Funeral Expenses Payments provide
Found: directors as they would
still offer the traditional funerals currently offered to those who require that
1. Bereavement Services
13/02/2020 - Lords Chamber
1: them through the difficult period following bereavement. The Tell Us Once service was introduced to develop - Speech Link
2: cited, insist on slimming down and streamlining “bereavement bureaucracy” and deliver a much better deal for - Speech Link
3: the Government rather controversially reformed bereavement payments to families who had lost a parent. However - Speech Link
2. Covid-19: Medical and Funeral Expenses
28/09/2020 - Lords Chamber
1: by £300. We are also supporting public health funerals by issuing new guidance to local authorities to - Speech Link
2: expenses payment and through the public health funerals programme has been enhanced. In 2018, £6.3 million - Speech Link
3: council days in social services we handled a lot of funerals for people who simply had no money? This is a - Speech Link
03/02/2021 - Commons Chamber
1: it.I thank the charities Settld, Cruse Bereavement Care and Sue Ryder, which helped me to prepare - Speech Link
2: being done in the private sector around the bereavement standard and we have the Government’s Tell Us - Speech Link
3: the all-party parliamentary group for funerals and bereavement. I wonder if he could add to his list - Speech Link
4. Paupers' Funerals
05/07/2018 - Commons Chamber
1: friend, or even—the worst nightmare of all—a child. Funerals provide the chance of a final goodbye. They allow - Speech Link
5. Support for the Bereaved
02/03/2017 - Westminster Hall
1: of the Work and Pensions Committee report on bereavement benefits; to give Members an opportunity, from - Speech Link
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