Freedom of Information Request

Data on funerals and cremations

Received: 21 May 2021

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from

I would be most grateful if you would supply me with the following information.

The number of both funerals and cremations that you have on your records for your authority for the years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. Could you please provide an individual figure for each and a combined total.

Please provide the information in the form of a return email. If any of the questions are not able to be answered please try to answer the others as fully as possible and if possible, state the reason for the information not being available.

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under the Section 16 obligations of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.

If you can identify any ways that my request could be refined, I would be grateful for any further advice and assistance.

If you have any queries please don't hesitate to contact me via email or phone and I will be very happy to clarify what I am asking for and discuss the request, my details are outlined below.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Outcome / Documents

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