North Wales spends more than £150,000 on 'paupers funerals' since banking crash

North Wales spends more than £150,000 on 'paupers funerals' since banking crash
 

North Wales councils have spent more than £152,000 on so-called “pauper’s funerals” since the 2008 banking crash, figures have revealed.
In that time there were at least 134 public health funerals carried out by local authorities for people who couldn’t afford them.
Full statistics were not available for all North Wales councils covering that period, meaning the full numbers and costs are likely to be far higher.
Gemma Driscoll, of the National Society of Allied Independent Funeral Directors in Wales, warned of a rise in “funeral poverty”, with more people struggling to afford a proper send... read more

 
3 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 23
Source: Daily Post
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