Issue details

Public Health Funeral Policy

To seek approval to the adoption of a Public Health Funeral Policy allowing the Council to meet its statutory responsibilities in dealing with funerals of individuals who die or are found dead in the County and do not have anyone willing or able to organise the funeral.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/07/2024

Decision due: 17 Sep 2024 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Looking After our Environment

Lead director: Executive Director for Public Health (DPH), Inequalities & Stronger Communities

Contact: Jackie Roll Email:


  • Public Health Funeral Policy