Child burial fees waived in England

Child burial fees waived in England
 

The costs of child burials and cremations are to be waived in England to bring them in line with Wales, the prime minister has announced.
Theresa May said the fees will be covered by a new Children's Funeral Fund to help those parents struggling to pay for funerals.
It comes after a campaign by Labour MP Carolyn Harris who had to take out a loan to bury her son.
The Swansea East MP called the decision "dignified and compassionate".
Child burial fees were abolished throughout Wales in November following the lengthy campaign by Ms Harris whose eight-year-old son Martin was killed in... read more

 
1 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 67
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